Wiskow Family History

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Wiskow Name Meaning

German: unexplained; probably a habitational name from Weskow in Brandenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Waskow, Wussow, Winslow, Rakow, Trisko, Gielow, Wissel, Koslow, Tiso

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Wiskow Family Origin

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Wiskow Family Occupations

What did your Wiskow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Shoemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wiskow. A less common occupation for the Wiskow family was Tailor. The most common Wiskow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Wiskow's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Shoemaker

  • Tailor


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

Wiskow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 919 census records available for the last name Wiskow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiskow 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 163 immigration records available for the last name Wiskow. 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 132 military records available for the last name Wiskow. For the veterans among your Wiskow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiskow Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiskow lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wiskow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wiskow in 1959 was 60, and 100 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiskow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiskow 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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