Kish Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Hungarian Kiss. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Kisch.

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


Similar surnames: Kash, Tish, Bish, Kiss, Kirsh, Fish, Cush, Wish, Ish, Nish

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Kish Family Origin

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Kish Family Occupations

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  • Coal Heaver Coal Teemer

    50%
  • Medical Practitoner

    50%

In 1881, Coal Heaver Coal Teemer and Medical Practitoner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kish. The most common Kish occupation in the UK was Coal Heaver Coal Teemer. 50% of Kish's were Coal Heaver Coal Teemers.

Source: Census data for Kish | Data not to scale

Kish Historical Records

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Kish Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Kish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kish in 1942 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kish

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