Wuensch Family History

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Wuensch Name Meaning

German (Wünsch): ethnic name for a Wend (see Wendt).

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

Similar surnames: Wuensche, Wunsch, Welsch, Wetsch, Mensch, Gunsch, Lensch, Gensch

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Wuensch Family Origin

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Wuensch Family Occupations

What did your Wuensch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wuensch family was Paper Box Manufacture. The most common Wuensch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Wuensch's were Farmers. Farmer, Grocer and Minister Of The Gospel were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wuensch.

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  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Minister Of The Gospel

  • Paper Box Manufacture


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

Wuensch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wuensch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wuensch 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 357 immigration records available for the last name Wuensch. 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 362 military records available for the last name Wuensch. For the veterans among your Wuensch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wuensch Life Expectancy

What is the average Wuensch lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wuensch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Wuensch in 1956 was 58, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wuensch 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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