Fisk Family History

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Fisk Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, or a nickname for someone supposedly resembling a fish in some way, from Old Norse fiskr ‘fish’ (cognate with Old English fisc).

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

Similar surnames: Fiske, Fish, Biss, Fink, Bick, Fass, Kirk, Finn, Risk, Zink

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Fisk Family Origin

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Fisk Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer and Cannery Hand were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Fisk. 43% of Fisk men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Merchant
  • Fisherman

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Cannery Hand

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

Fisk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 115,000 census records available for the last name Fisk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fisk 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Fisk. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Fisk. For the veterans among your Fisk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fisk Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Fisk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Fisk in 1940 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

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