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Vise Family History

Vise Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a boundary, Old French devise.

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


Similar surnames: Vine, Bise, Wise, Rise, Pike, Pine, Vis, Tite, Vass, Kise

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Where is the Vise family from?

You can see how Vise families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vise family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Vise families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 23 Vise families living in Ontario. This was about 77% of all the recorded Vise's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Vise families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vise surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vise ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Merchant was the top reported job for people in the CA named Vise. 50% of Vise men worked as a Merchant.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Merchant
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Vise. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vise census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 621 immigration records available for the last name Vise. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Vise. For the veterans among your Vise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vise lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Vise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Vise in 1958 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

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