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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

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  • Dressmaker

    25%
  • Jeweller

    25%
  • Pianoforte Dealer

    25%
  • Stoker In Ship Yard

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wisman family was Stoker In Ship Yard. Dressmaker, Jeweller and Pianoforte Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wisman. The most common Wisman occupation in the UK was Dressmaker. 25% of Wisman's were Dressmakers.

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