Bish Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Bisch. English: variant of Bush.

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


Similar surnames: Bush, Bash, Fish, Mish, Kish, Wish, Rish, Ish, Nish, Biss

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Bish Family Origin

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Bish Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Civil Servant

    17%
  • Dealer In Hides

    17%
  • Servant

    17%

In 1881, Farmer, Civil Servant and Dealer In Hides were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bish. The most common Bish occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Bish's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bish family was Servant.

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Bish Historical Records

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Bish Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Bish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Bish in 1944 was 32, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bish

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