Geneanet > Resources > Family Names > WISEMAN

Origin and popularity of the name WISEMAN

Origin

Wiseman : 1: English: nickname from Middle English wise ‘wise discreet’ (see Wise 1) + man also wise-man ‘wise thoughtful rational skilled or intelligent person a cunning man’ (Old English wīs + mann). The name may also have been used ironically.2: Americanized form of German Weismann.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

Subject to the Terms and Conditions of Ancestry

Last name frequency

Geographic distribution of the 24,622 individuals with the name WISEMAN on Geneanet.

 

Most found places for the name WISEMAN:

    This last name in the family trees

    See below the Geneanet members' family trees which contain the last name WISEMAN

    pgwiseman
    (708 individuals)
    wwpaige
    (349 individuals)
    dtonneman
    (348 individuals)
    susanbaldeavery
    (305 individuals)

    Search another name

    Search 9 billion individuals

    Search 9 billion individuals

    Search the name of your ancestors and your family in a database of 9 billion indexed individuals on Geneanet.

    Search WISEMAN

    Start your family tree

    Start your family tree

    Create your family tree and take advantage of valuable tips to help you search your ancestors.

    Start your family tree