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Fisk Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, or a nickname for someone supposedly resembling a fish in some way, from Old Norse fiskr ‘fish’ (cognate with Old English fisc).

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


Similar surnames: Fiske, Fish, Biss, Fink, Bick, Fass, Kirk, Finn, Risk, Zink

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Fisk Family Origin

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Fisk Family Occupations

What did your Fisk ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Fisk occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Fisk's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Fisk family was Ag Laborer. Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fisk.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Grocer

    2%
  • Ag Laborer

    2%

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

Fisk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fisk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fisk 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 Fisk

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fisk. 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 Fisk. For the veterans among your Fisk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fisk Life Expectancy

What is the average Fisk lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Fisk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Fisk in 1940 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fisk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fisk 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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