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Wissmann Name Meaning

nickname from Middle High German, Middle Low German wis ‘sure’, ‘safe’, ‘reliable’. variant of Wisse, with the addition of Middle Low German man ‘man’.variant of Weisemann.

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


Similar surnames: Weissmann, Wiesmann, Weismann, Wiemann, Wittmann, Rossmann, Wiesemann

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Wissmann Family Origin

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Wissmann Family Occupations

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  • Teamster

    15%
  • Bookbinder

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wissmann family was Keeping House. Teamster, Bookbinder and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wissmann. The most common Wissmann occupation in the USA was Teamster. 15% of Wissmann's were Teamsters.

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Wissmann Historical Records

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Wissmann Life Expectancy

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