Fischbach Family History

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Fischbach Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place named Fischbach, or a topographic name for someone living by a stream (Middle High German bach) noted for its fish (Middle High German visch). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Fisch ‘fish’ + Bach ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Fischman, Eisenbach, Eschbach, Schach, Weisbach, Feuerbach, Schlabach

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Fischbach Family Origin

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Fischbach Family Occupations

What did your Fischbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fischbach family was Shoemaker. The most common Fischbach occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Fischbach's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fischbach.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Shoemaker


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Fischbach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fischbach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fischbach 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fischbach. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Fischbach. For the veterans among your Fischbach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fischbach Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Fischbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Fischbach in 1956 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

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