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Wysong Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Weissang, probably a variant or altered spelling through folk etymology of Weissaag, from Middle High German wissage ‘prophet’, a nickname for a soothsayer.

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


Similar surnames: Tyson, Wang, Lyson, Dyson, Rising, Sang, Yong, Beson, Jason, Mason

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Wysong Family Origin

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Wysong Family Occupations

What did your Wysong ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wysong occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Wysong's were Farmers. Farmer, Brick Mason and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wysong. A less common occupation for the Wysong family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Brick Mason

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Wysong Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wysong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wysong 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wysong. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wysong. For the veterans among your Wysong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wysong Life Expectancy

What is the average Wysong lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Wysong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Wysong in 1950 was 57, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wysong

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wysong 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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