Blish Name Meaning

Probably English: unexplained. The surname seems to have died out in Britain.

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


Similar surnames: Lish, Blush, Bligh, Bish, Brash, Bliss, Bline, Blash, Bise, Plush

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Blish Family Origin

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Blish Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Keeps House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blish. A less common occupation for the Blish family was Carpenter. The most common Blish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Blish's were Farmers.

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Blish Historical Records

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Blish Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Blish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Blish in 1945 was 44, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blish

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