Wrisley Family History

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Wrisley Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; perhaps a variant spelling of English Risley.

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


Similar surnames: Risley, Briskey, Crissey, Haisley, Willey, Whisler, Chisley, Wisbey

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Wrisley Family Origin

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Wrisley Family Occupations

What did your Wrisley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wrisley. A less common occupation for the Wrisley family was Blacksmith. The most common Wrisley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Wrisley's were Farmers.

View Census data for Wrisley | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Wrisley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wrisley Life Expectancy

What is the average Wrisley lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Wrisley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wrisley in 1961 was 76, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wrisley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wrisley 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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