Windish Family History

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Windish Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Windisch.

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

Similar surnames: Windisch, Janish, Benish, Bowdish, Danish, Yanish, Gladish, Nish

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Windish Family Origin

Where is the Windish family from?

Windish Family Occupations

What did your Windish ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Windish. A less common occupation for the Windish family was Keeping House. The most common Windish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Windish's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Barber

  • Keeping House


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Windish ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Windish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Windish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Windish 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 325 immigration records available for the last name Windish. 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 462 military records available for the last name Windish. For the veterans among your Windish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Windish Life Expectancy

What is the average Windish lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Windish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Windish in 1949 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Windish

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Windish 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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