Ish Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Isch.

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


Similar surnames: Rish, Mish, Bish, Esh, Fish, Wish, Kish, Nish, Isch, Kash

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Ish Family Origin

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Ish Family Occupations

What did your Ish ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ish. The most common Ish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Ish's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ish family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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Ish Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ish Life Expectancy

What is the average Ish lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Ish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Ish in 1952 was 48, and 88 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ish 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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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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