Wischer Family History

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Wischer Name Meaning

German: nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German wischen ‘to rush’. North German: variant of Wisch.

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


Similar surnames: Wascher, Discher, Mescher, Witcher, Wicker, Eicher, Wisch, Ascher

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Wischer Family Origin

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Wischer Family Occupations

What did your Wischer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cleaning Dyeing, Editor and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wischer. The most common Wischer occupation in the USA was Cleaning Dyeing. 11% of Wischer's were Cleaning Dyeings. A less common occupation for the Wischer family was Laborer.

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  • Cleaning Dyeing

    11%
  • Editor

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Wischer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wischer Life Expectancy

What is the average Wischer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wischer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Wischer in 1959 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wischer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wischer 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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