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Wiseman Name Meaning

English and Scottish: nickname for a wise man, from Wise + man ‘man’. Americanized spelling of German Weismann.

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


Similar surnames: Wireman, Wideman, Wissman, Eiseman, Wisman, Iseman, Wileman, Wildman

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Wiseman Family Origin

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Wiseman Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Fisherman

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiseman. A less common occupation for the Wiseman family was Fisherman. The most common Wiseman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Wiseman's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Wiseman Historical Records

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Wiseman Life Expectancy

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