Fishman Family History

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Fishman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Fischman.

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


Similar surnames: Frishman, Fischman, Tishman, Hibshman, Hirshman, Lisman, Zisman

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Fishman Family Origin

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Fishman Family Occupations

What did your Fishman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fishman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Fishman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fishman. A less common occupation for the Fishman family was Cabinet Maker.

View Census data for Fishman | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    12%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Fishman Historical Records

What Fishman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fishman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fishman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Fishman

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fishman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fishman. For the veterans among your Fishman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fishman Life Expectancy

What is the average Fishman lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Fishman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fishman in 1949 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fishman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fishman 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.

Famous Fishman Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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