Wirsing Family History

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Wirsing Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German wirsic ‘bad’, ‘evil’, ‘worse’.

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


Similar surnames: Werling, Hirning, Kring, Spring, Persing, Zwilling, Witting, Moring

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Wirsing Family Origin

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Wirsing Family Occupations

What did your Wirsing ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wirsing. 9% of Wirsing men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Wirsing women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wirsing were Machinist and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    9%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    9%
  • Assembler
    6%
  • Housework
    6%
  • New Worker
    6%

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

Wirsing Historical Records

What Wirsing family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wirsing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wirsing census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Wirsing

Passenger List

There are 561 immigration records available for the last name Wirsing. 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 Wirsing. For the veterans among your Wirsing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wirsing Life Expectancy

What is the average Wirsing lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wirsing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Wirsing in 1959 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wirsing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wirsing 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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