Hiskey Family History

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Hiskey Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUisce ‘descendant of Uisce’. Gaelic uisce means ‘water’, and for this reason the name has sometimes been Anglicized as Waters. However, it is more likely to be an altered form of Ó hUarghuis ‘descendant of Uarghus’, a personal name composed of elements meaning ‘cold’ + ‘vigor’.

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


Similar surnames: Hickey, Hussey, Hilke, Hilley, Taskey, Gilkey, Disney, Dickey

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Hiskey Family Origin

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Hiskey Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    47%
  • Annuitant

    7%
  • Carrier

    7%
  • Cowman (Farm Servant)

    7%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Carrier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hiskey. The most common Hiskey occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 47% of Hiskey's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Hiskey family was Cowman (Farm Servant).

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Hiskey Historical Records

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Hiskey Life Expectancy

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