Wyss Family History

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Wyss Name Meaning

Swiss German: Alemannic form of Weiss.

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

Similar surnames: Wiss, Wess, Weiss, Weis, Swiss, Bess, Pass, Zoss, Kuss, Oss

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Wyss Family Origin

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Wyss Family Occupations

What did your Wyss ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Wyss.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Wyss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Wyss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wyss 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Wyss. 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 Wyss. For the veterans among your Wyss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wyss Life Expectancy

What is the average Wyss lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wyss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wyss in 1952 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

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