Fiske Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in western Norway, named from Old Norse fiskr ‘fish’ + vin ‘meadow’. Danish: metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, from Old Norse fiskr ‘fish’. English: variant of Fisk.

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


Similar surnames: Fisk, Fish, Fosse, Rike, Bise, Iske, Ficke, Faske, Fink, Fishel

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Fiske Family Origin

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Fiske Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Keeps House

    2%
  • Laborer

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fiske. A less common occupation for the Fiske family was Laborer. The most common Fiske occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Fiske's were Farmers.

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Fiske Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Fiske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Fiske in 1941 was 27, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fiske

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