Kadish Family History

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Kadish Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name kadish, derived from Hebrew qadish ‘prayer for the dead’, ‘heir’. German: from the old personal name Cado.

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

Similar surnames: Fabish, Kadis, Kalisz, Karsh, Barish, Klish, Gladish, Kalish, Kalis

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Kadish Family Origin

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Kadish Family Occupations

What did your Kadish ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kadish. 15% of Kadish men worked as a Salesman and 36% of Kadish women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kadish were Laborer and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Proprietor
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Secretary
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

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

Kadish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kadish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kadish 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 917 immigration records available for the last name Kadish. 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 484 military records available for the last name Kadish. For the veterans among your Kadish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kadish Life Expectancy

What is the average Kadish lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kadish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kadish in 1951 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kadish 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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