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Kish Family History

Kish Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of Hungarian Kiss.Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Kisch.

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

78,264 Historical Documents with Kish on Ancestry.com
29,313 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,471 Military Records
3,125 Immigration Records
21,271 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Kish Families

  • Number of Kish families
     101 - 199
     34 - 100
     1 - 33
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kish families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kish families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kish census records

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Kish Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Kish families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Kish Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Kish families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Kish

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Kish Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kish census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Kish ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Kish Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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