Fischman Family History

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Fischman Name Meaning

German (Fischmann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fish seller, from Middle High German visch ‘fish’ (modern German Fisch, Yiddish fish) + Middle High German and Yiddish man ‘man’ (modern German Mann).

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


Similar surnames: Frischmann, Tishman, Dishman, Dickman, Frischman, Ashman, Kirchmann

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Fischman Family Origin

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Fischman Family Occupations

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Fischman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fischman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fischman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fischman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fischman. For the veterans among your Fischman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fischman Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Fischman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Fischman in 1948 was 47, and 84 in 2004.

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