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Wissner Name Meaning

Variant of German Wisner.

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

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Wissner Family Origin

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Wissner Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    15%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Fancy Store

    8%

In 1880, Cabinet Maker, Boot & Shoe Maker and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wissner. A less common occupation for the Wissner family was Fancy Store. The most common Wissner occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 15% of Wissner's were Cabinet Makers.

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Wissner Historical Records

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Wissner Life Expectancy

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