Kish Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Hungarian Kiss. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Kisch.

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


Similar surnames: Kash, Tish, Bish, Kiss, Kirsh, Fish, Cush, Wish, Ish, Nish

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Kish Family Origin

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Kish Family Occupations

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  • Not Given

    38%
  • School

    38%
  • Carpenter Joiner

    13%
  • Mill Write

    13%

In 1881, Not Given, School and Carpenter Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kish. A less common occupation for the Kish family was Mill Write. The most common Kish occupation in Canada was Not Given. 38% of Kish's were Not Givens.

Source: Census data for Kish | Data not to scale

Kish Historical Records

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Kish Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Kish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kish in 1942 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kish

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