Fisch Family History

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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

What did your Fisch ancestors do for a living?

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

  • PÉcheur


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fisch ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fisch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Fisch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fisch 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Fisch. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Fisch. For the veterans among your Fisch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fisch Life Expectancy

What is the average Fisch lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fisch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fisch ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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