Wiser Name Meaning

Spelling variant of Wieser. Probably an Americanized spelling of German Weiser.

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


Similar surnames: Winer, Iser, Wisler, Hiser, Wiler, Miser, Riser, Wisner, Wimer

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Wiser Family Origin

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Wiser Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • Iron Founder

    25%
  • Provision Dealer

    25%
  • Taylor

    25%

In 1881, the most common Wiser occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 25% of Wiser's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Iron Founder and Provision Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiser. A less common occupation for the Wiser family was Taylor.

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Wiser Historical Records

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Wiser Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Wiser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Wiser in 1947 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiser

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