Wimbish Family History

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Wimbish Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wimbish, a place in Essex, most probably named from the Old English personal name Wine + an Old English (ge)bysce ‘bushy copse’.

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


Similar surnames: Wimbley, Wimble, Wimbush, Wish, Imbesi, Mims, Millis, Fabish, Wiest

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Wimbish Family Origin

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Wimbish Family Occupations

What did your Wimbish ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wimbish. 21% of Wimbish men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Wimbish women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wimbish were Farming and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Farming
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Cook
    7%

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

Wimbish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Wimbish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wimbish 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 211 immigration records available for the last name Wimbish. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Wimbish. For the veterans among your Wimbish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wimbish Life Expectancy

What is the average Wimbish lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wimbish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Wimbish in 1954 was 36, and 71 in 2004.

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