Kish Family History

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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

What did your Kish ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Accoutant Secretary stock Cro and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kish. 5% of Kish men worked as an Accoutant Secretary stock Cro and 56% of Kish women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kish were Baker confectioner and Boot Machinist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Accoutant Secretary stock Cro
  • Airplane Service Engineer Electr
  • Auditor
  • Baker confectioner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Barmaid
  • Boot Machinist

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kish Historical Records

What Kish family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Kish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kish census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Kish. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Kish. For the veterans among your Kish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kish Life Expectancy

What is the average Kish lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kish

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kish 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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