Wrightsman Family History

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Wrightsman Name Meaning

Probably English (although no longer found in Britain), meaning ‘servant of the wright’ (see Wright).

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


Similar surnames: Wightman, Brightman, Wrightson, Wright, Wrights, Whitman, Richman

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Wrightsman Family Origin

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Wrightsman Family Occupations

What did your Wrightsman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wrightsman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 66% of Wrightsman's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wrightsman. A less common occupation for the Wrightsman family was Day Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    66%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • At Home

    3%
  • Day Laborer

    3%

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Wrightsman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wrightsman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wrightsman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wrightsman. 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 Wrightsman. For the veterans among your Wrightsman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wrightsman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wrightsman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wrightsman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wrightsman in 1954 was 44, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wrightsman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wrightsman 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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