Mis Name Meaning

Polish (Mis): from a pet form of the personal name Michal (see Michael). Polish (Mis): perhaps also a nickname from mis ‘bear’. Slovenian (Miš): nickname from the vocabulary word miš ‘mouse’. Dutch: from a reduced form of the personal name Amijs, a derivative of Latin amicus ‘friend’.

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

Similar surnames: Meis, Lis, Min, Mir, Mies, Mais, Mak, Ris, Mix, Mas

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Mis Family Origin

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Mis Family Occupations

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In 1939, Managing Director secretary (drapery) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mis. 25% of Mis men worked as a Managing Director secretary (drapery) and 50% of Mis women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mis were Ships Joiner and Photographer Amt

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Managing Director secretary (drapery)
  • Ship Repair
  • Ship Store Labourer Heavy Wor
  • Ships Joiner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Burler And Mender (textile)
  • Domestic Duties ( Paid )
  • Photographer Amt

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

Mis Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 15,000 military records available for the last name Mis. For the veterans among your Mis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mis Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Mis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Mis in 1957 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

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