Wistrom Family History

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Wistrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Wiström, Viström): ornamental name from Old Norse viðr ‘forest’ + ström ‘river’.

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

Similar surnames: Wikstrom, Westrom, Strom, Mostrom, Lidstrom, Ostrom, Enstrom, Nystrom

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Wistrom Family Origin

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Wistrom Family Occupations

What did your Wistrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Wistrom. 37% of Wistrom men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Clerk

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

Wistrom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wistrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wistrom 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 524 immigration records available for the last name Wistrom. 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 166 military records available for the last name Wistrom. For the veterans among your Wistrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wistrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Wistrom lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Wistrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Wistrom in 1964 was 77, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wistrom 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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