Wisniewski Family History

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Wisniewski Name Meaning

Polish (Wisniewski): habitational name for someone from any of the many places in Poland called Wisniewo, Wisniew, or Wisniewa, named with wisnia ‘cherry’.

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

Similar surnames: Wisniowski, Lisiewski, Lesniewski, Pniewski, Liszewski, Witowski

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Wisniewski Family Origin

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Wisniewski Family Occupations

What did your Wisniewski ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Blocker Hat cap and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wisniewski. 25% of Wisniewski men worked as a Blocker Hat cap and 50% of Wisniewski women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wisniewski were Motor Lorry Driver and Waterproof Garment Machinist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Blocker Hat cap
  • Hairdresser chiropodist
  • Labourer Steel Works
  • Motor Lorry Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Raincoat Machinist
  • Waterproof Garment Machinist

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

Wisniewski Historical Records

What Wisniewski family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Wisniewski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wisniewski 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Wisniewski. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Wisniewski. For the veterans among your Wisniewski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wisniewski Life Expectancy

What is the average Wisniewski lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Wisniewski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wisniewski in 1945 was 29, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wisniewski

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wisniewski 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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