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Issac Name Meaning

Indian (Kerala): derivative, alongside the more usual European form Isaac, of the Hebrew personal name yishaq ‘he laughs’. In Kerala this is used as a given name among Christians and in the U.S. it has come to be used as a last name among families from Kerala. French, English, Welsh, etc.: variant spelling of Isaac.

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


Similar surnames: Isaac, Issa, Isaak, Susan, Assaf, Shan, Ishak, Islam, Kosa, Sisson

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Issac Family Origin

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Issac Family Occupations

What did your Issac ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Issac occupation in the USA was Barber. 14% of Issac's were Barbers. A less common occupation for the Issac family was Farmer. Barber, Cattle Trader and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Issac.

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  • Barber

    14%
  • Cattle Trader

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

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Issac Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Issac Life Expectancy

What is the average Issac lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Issac life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Issac in 1962 was 62, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Issac

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Issac 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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