Wissinger Family History

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Wissinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Wissingen or Wissing (see Wissing).

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

Similar surnames: Wiesinger, Wessinger, Dissinger, Bissinger, Kissinger, Wissing

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Wissinger Family Origin

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Wissinger Family Occupations

What did your Wissinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wissinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Wissinger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wissinger family was Farming. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wissinger.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Wissinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wissinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wissinger 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 345 immigration records available for the last name Wissinger. 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 Wissinger. For the veterans among your Wissinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wissinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Wissinger lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wissinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Wissinger in 1952 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wissinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wissinger 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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