Fishback Family History

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Fishback Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Fischbach.

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

Similar surnames: Fishbeck, Fischbach, Fishbaugh, Shack, Riback, Fischbeck, Fish, Back

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Fishback Family Origin

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Fishback Family Occupations

What did your Fishback ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fishback occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Fishback's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fishback. A less common occupation for the Fishback family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fishback ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fishback Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Fishback. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fishback 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 715 immigration records available for the last name Fishback. 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 Fishback. For the veterans among your Fishback ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fishback Life Expectancy

What is the average Fishback lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Fishback life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fishback in 1942 was 23, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fishback

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fishback ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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