Mis Name Meaning

Polish (Mis): from a pet form of the personal name Michal (see Michael). Polish (Mis): perhaps also a nickname from mis ‘bear’. Slovenian (Miš): nickname from the vocabulary word miš ‘mouse’. Dutch: from a reduced form of the personal name Amijs, a derivative of Latin amicus ‘friend’.

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


Similar surnames: Meis, Lis, Min, Mir, Mies, Mais, Mak, Ris, Mix, Mas

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Mis Family Origin

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Mis Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Mis occupation in the USA was Tailor. 100% of Mis's were Tailors.

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Between 1957 and 2004, Mis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Mis in 1957 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mis

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