Fiss Family History

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Fiss Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a Frisian and Dutch variant of vis ‘fish’ (see Fisch, Vis).

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

Similar surnames: Fish, Wiss, Foss, Kiss, Fass, Hiss, Eiss, Fess, Bies, Lass

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Fiss Family Origin

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Fiss Family Occupations

What did your Fiss ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Fiss. 28% of Fiss men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Brakeman
  • Bridgeman
  • Farmers Son

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

Fiss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fiss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fiss 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 595 immigration records available for the last name Fiss. 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 717 military records available for the last name Fiss. For the veterans among your Fiss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fiss Life Expectancy

What is the average Fiss lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Fiss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fiss in 1962 was 80, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fiss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fiss 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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