Last Name WYSE


Meaning Nickname: Thewise, the learned. It is interesting to note that the original Wise and Wiseman are all coming from the UNiversity counties (Oxford and Canbridge).
Origin English, Irish, Amish

Rank 12,052 (2000 US census) 15,948 (1990 US census)
Count 2,376 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 89.6%, or 2129 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 7.11%, or 169 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.51%, or 12 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.29%, or 7 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 0.97%, or 23 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.52%, or 36 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

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Ukrainian middle names

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