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Wichmann Surname Meaning

North German: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements wīg ‘battle war’ + man ‘man’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Wiechmann, Wiegmann, Richman, Weichman, Wickman, Wierman, Wittmann

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Where is the Wichmann family from?

You can see how Wichmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wichmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Wichmann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 3 Wichmann families living in London. This was about 75% of all the recorded Wichmann's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Wichmann families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wichmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wichmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Wichmann. 100% of Wichmann women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Wichmann. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Wichmann. For the veterans among your Wichmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wichmann lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Wichmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Wichmann in 1961 was 51, and 82 in 2004.

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