Wissmann Family History

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Wissmann Name Meaning

nickname from Middle High German, Middle Low German wis ‘sure’, ‘safe’, ‘reliable’. variant of Wisse, with the addition of Middle Low German man ‘man’.variant of Weisemann.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Weissmann, Wiesmann, Weismann, Wiemann, Wittmann, Rossmann, Wiesemann

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Wissmann Family Origin

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Wissmann Family Occupations

What did your Wissmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Teamster, Bookbinder and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wissmann. The most common Wissmann occupation in the USA was Teamster. 15% of Wissmann's were Teamsters. A less common occupation for the Wissmann family was Keeping House.

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  • Teamster

    15%
  • Bookbinder

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wissmann ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wissmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wissmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wissmann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Wissmann. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Wissmann. For the veterans among your Wissmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wissmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Wissmann lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Wissmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Wissmann in 1950 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wissmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wissmann ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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