Wishard Family History

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Wishard Name Meaning

variant of Scottish Wishart. Americanized spelling of German Weisshardt (see Wisehart).

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

Similar surnames: Wisehart, Bushard, Whichard, Wickard, Wilharm, Shad, Pushard, Widmar

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Wishard Family Origin

Where is the Wishard family from?

Wishard Family Occupations

What did your Wishard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wishard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Wishard's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wishard. A less common occupation for the Wishard family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Physician

  • Carpenter


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

Wishard Historical Records

What Wishard family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Wishard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wishard 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 763 immigration records available for the last name Wishard. 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 837 military records available for the last name Wishard. For the veterans among your Wishard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wishard Life Expectancy

What is the average Wishard lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wishard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Wishard in 1952 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wishard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wishard 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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