Wisch Family History

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Wisch Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow, Middle Low German wisch, or a habitational name from any of several places so named, all in northern Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Risch, Wish, Fisch, Reisch, Pesch, Busch, Misch, Eisch, Winch, Hirsch

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Wisch Family Origin

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Wisch Family Occupations

What did your Wisch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wisch. 12% of Wisch men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Wisch women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wisch were Farm Laborer and Manager

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Manager

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

Wisch Historical Records

What Wisch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wisch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wisch 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 767 immigration records available for the last name Wisch. 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 Card

There are 872 military records available for the last name Wisch. For the veterans among your Wisch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wisch Life Expectancy

What is the average Wisch lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wisch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Wisch in 1952 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wisch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wisch 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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