Ish Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Isch.

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

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Ish Family Origin

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Ish Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Source: Census data for Ish | Data not to scale

Ish Historical Records

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Ish Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2003, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ish

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