Lish Family History

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Lish Name Meaning

English and Scottish: unexplained. Probably a shortened form of northern Irish and Scottish McLeish.

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


Similar surnames: Lash, Nish, Lisk, Blish, Lush, Bligh, Neish, Rush, Bish, Rish

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Lish Family Origin

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Lish Family Occupations

What did your Lish ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Lish's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lish. A less common occupation for the Lish family was Engineer.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Engineer

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lish ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lish Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lish Life Expectancy

What is the average Lish lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Lish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Lish in 1954 was 59, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lish

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lish 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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