When Ray Wiseman was born on 14 June 1892, in Sac City, Sac, Iowa, United States, his father, Menzor V Wiseman, was 50 and his mother, Sarah Ann Prentice, was 42. He died on 23 September 1892, in his hometown, at the age of 0, and was buried in Early Union Cemetery, Early, Sac, Iowa, United States.
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.
Americanized form of German Weismann .