Wisman Family History

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Wisman Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of North German Wis(s)mann, a variant of Wischmann, itself a variant of Fischer.

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


Similar surnames: Witman, Wissman, Wiman, Lisman, Wiseman, Cosman, Weyman, Wiesman

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Wisman Family Origin

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Wisman Family Occupations

What did your Wisman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Supervisor Council Pistons and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wisman. 50% of Wisman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Supervisor Council Pistons
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Clerical Officer Civil Ser
    25%
  • Drawer Botom Wool
    25%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Wisman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Wisman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wisman 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 591 immigration records available for the last name Wisman. 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 748 military records available for the last name Wisman. For the veterans among your Wisman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wisman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wisman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Wisman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Wisman in 1944 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

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