Fisch Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a fish, from Middle High German visch ‘fish’. As a Jewish name it is also an ornamental name.

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


Similar surnames: Fish, Frisch, Hirsch, Risch, Eisch, Kirsch, Tisch, Finch, Wisch

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Fisch Family Origin

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Fisch Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Fisch occupation in Canada was Cobbler. 50% of Fisch's were Cobblers. Cobbler and PÉcheur were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fisch.

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  • Cobbler

    50%
  • PÉcheur

    50%

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Fisch Historical Records

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Fisch Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Fisch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fisch in 1949 was 51, and 82 in 2004.

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