Bish Family History

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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

What did your Bish ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Bish. 60% of Bish men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer

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

Bish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Bish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bish 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bish. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Bish. For the veterans among your Bish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bish Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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