Fishwick Family History

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Fishwick Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire, so named from Old English fisc ‘fish’ + wic ‘trading place’.

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

Similar surnames: Elswick, Beswick, Fenwick, Goswick, Smithwick, Fosdick, Harwick

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Fishwick Family Origin

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Fishwick Family Occupations

What did your Fishwick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fishwick family was Moulder (Iron). The most common Fishwick occupation in the USA was Engineer In Mill. 13% of Fishwick's were Engineer In Mills. Engineer In Mill, Livery Stable and Machine Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fishwick.

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  • Engineer In Mill

  • Livery Stable

  • Machine Shop

  • Moulder (Iron)


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

Fishwick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Fishwick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fishwick 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Fishwick. 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 Fishwick. For the veterans among your Fishwick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fishwick Life Expectancy

What is the average Fishwick lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Fishwick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Fishwick in 1956 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fishwick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fishwick 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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