Wismer Family History

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Wismer Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of various places named Wismer or Wismar, for example in Mecklenburg and Hesse.

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

Similar surnames: Wisner, Widmer, Simmer, Wiemer, Wasmer, Wimmer, Wieder, Wilmer

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Wismer Family Origin

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Wismer Family Occupations

What did your Wismer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Domestic Servant was the top reported job for people in the UK named Wismer.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant

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

Wismer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Wismer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wismer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wismer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wismer. For the veterans among your Wismer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wismer Life Expectancy

What is the average Wismer lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Wismer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Wismer in 1941 was 33, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wismer 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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