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Fishburn Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Fishbourne in Sussex and the Isle of Wight or Fishburn in Durham, all named from Old English fisc ‘fish’ + burna ‘stream’. In some cases, possibly a translation of Fischbach.

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


Similar surnames: Ashburn, Washburn, Kilburn, Milburn, Winburn, Eastburn, Fairburn

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Fishburn Family Origin

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Fishburn Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fishburn. A less common occupation for the Fishburn family was Annuitant. The most common Fishburn occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Fishburn's were Coal Miners.

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Fishburn Historical Records

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Fishburn Life Expectancy

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