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Issac Family History

Issac Name Meaning

Indian (Kerala): derivative, alongside the more usual European form Isaac, of the Hebrew personal name yishaq ‘he laughs’. In Kerala this is used as a given name among Christians and in the U.S. it has come to be used as a last name among families from Kerala. French, English, Welsh, etc.: variant spelling of Isaac.

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


Similar surnames: Isaac, Issa, Isaak, Susan, Assaf, Shan, Ishak, Islam, Kosa, Sisson

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Where is the Issac family from?

You can see how Issac families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Issac family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Issac families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 20 Issac families living in Ontario. This was about 83% of all the recorded Issac's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Issac families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Issac surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Issac ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Issac. 100% of Issac men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Issac. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Issac 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 752 immigration records available for the last name Issac. 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 375 military records available for the last name Issac. For the veterans among your Issac ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Issac lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Issac life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Issac in 1962 was 62, and 70 in 2004.

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