Nish Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced variant of McNeese. Altered spelling of German Nisch, from a pet form of the personal name Nikolaus (see Nicholas).

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

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Nish Family Origin

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Nish Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • C. Treas.

    7%
  • Conducting Farm

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nish family was Conducting Farm. Farmer, Laborer and C. Treas. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nish. The most common Nish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Nish's were Farmers.

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Nish Historical Records

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Nish Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Nish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Nish in 1961 was 51, and 57 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nish

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