Wunsch Family History

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Wunsch Name Meaning

habitational name from a place called Wunsch or Wunscha. (Wünsch): see Wuensch.

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

Similar surnames: Wuensche, Wuensch, Musch, Lusch, Dusch, Rusch, Busch, Lynch, Wisch

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Wunsch Family Origin

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Wunsch Family Occupations

What did your Wunsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wunsch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Wunsch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wunsch family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wunsch.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Baker


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Wunsch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Wunsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wunsch 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Wunsch. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Wunsch. For the veterans among your Wunsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wunsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Wunsch lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Wunsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1958. The average life expectancy for Wunsch in 1949 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wunsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wunsch 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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