Wisz Name Meaning

Polish: from a pet form of Wislaw, Wiktor, or another personal name beginning with Wi-. Polish: topographic name from wisz ‘thicket’. Variant of German Wiss.

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


Similar surnames: Witz, Mis, Lis, Wist, Wise, Weiss, Fitz, Kusz, Kitz, Ris

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Wisz Family Origin

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Wisz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1880, the most common Wisz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Wisz's were Farmers.

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Between 1953 and 2004, Wisz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Wisz in 1953 was 36, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wisz

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