Is Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ji, Lu, Yu, Ku, Li, Wu, Xu, Ko, Fu, He

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Is Family Origin

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Is Family Occupations

What did your Is ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Is occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Is's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Is Historical Records

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Is Life Expectancy

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Average Is life expectancy in 1971 was 79 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

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United States

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