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Fabish Family History

Fabish Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Fabisch, Czech and Slovak Fabiš, Polish Fabis, or other derivatives of the personal name Fabian. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a male personal name derived from Latin Vivus.

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


Similar surnames: Fabian, Kadish, Larish, Habich, Dobish, Kalish, Danish, Fish, Barish

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Where is the Fabish family from?

You can see how Fabish families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fabish family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Fabish families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Fabish families living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Fabish's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Fabish families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fabish surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fabish ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Finisher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fabish. 40% of Fabish men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Fabish women worked as a Finisher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fabish were Machine Operator and Clerk.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    40%
  • Salesman
    34%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Machine Operator
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Finisher
    22%
  • New Worker
    22%
  • Maid
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fabish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fabish census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 112 immigration records available for the last name Fabish. 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 Cards

There are 200 military records available for the last name Fabish. For the veterans among your Fabish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fabish lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fabish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Fabish in 1963 was 75, and 67 in 2004.

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