Lish Name Meaning

English and Scottish: unexplained. Probably a shortened form of northern Irish and Scottish McLeish.

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


Similar surnames: Lash, Nish, Lisk, Blish, Lush, Bligh, Neish, Rush, Bish, Rish

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Lish Family Origin

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Lish Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    22%
  • Bricklayers Lab

    11%
  • Gardener Domestic

    11%
  • Labourer

    11%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayers Lab and Gardener Domestic were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lish. A less common occupation for the Lish family was Labourer. The most common Lish occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 22% of Lish's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Lish Historical Records

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Lish Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Lish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Lish in 1954 was 59, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lish

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