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Fishburn Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Fishbourne in Sussex and the Isle of Wight or Fishburn in Durham, all named from Old English fisc ‘fish’ + burna ‘stream’. In some cases, possibly a translation of Fischbach.

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


Similar surnames: Ashburn, Washburn, Kilburn, Milburn, Winburn, Eastburn, Fairburn

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Fishburn Family Origin

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Fishburn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

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Fishburn Life Expectancy

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