Wisz Family History

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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

What did your Wisz ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer


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Wisz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 996 census records available for the last name Wisz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wisz 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 365 immigration records available for the last name Wisz. 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 250 military records available for the last name Wisz. For the veterans among your Wisz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wisz Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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