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Larish Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Polish Larysz, a pet form of the personal name Hilary (see Hillary). Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Larsh, Laris, Barish, Fabish, Karash, Berish, Danish, Karsh, Yarosh

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Where is the Larish family from?

You can see how Larish families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Larish family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Larish families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Larish families living in New York. This was about 67% of all the recorded Larish's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Larish families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Larish surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Larish ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Larish. 34% of Larish men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Larish women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Larish were Watchman and Trained Nurse.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Watchman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Trained Nurse
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Larish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Larish census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 179 immigration records available for the last name Larish. 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 Cards

There are 280 military records available for the last name Larish. For the veterans among your Larish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Larish lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Larish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Larish in 1963 was 75, and 86 in 2004.

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