Parish Family History

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Parish Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Parrish.

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

Similar surnames: Paris, Farish, Parrish, Baris, Maris, Pash, Naish, Forish, Pariso

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Parish Family Origin

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Parish Family Occupations

What did your Parish ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Parish. 2% of Parish men worked as a General Labourer and 53% of Parish women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Parish were Farmer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Farm Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated
  • Housewife

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

Parish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 205,000 census records available for the last name Parish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parish 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Parish. 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 23,000 military records available for the last name Parish. For the veterans among your Parish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Parish Life Expectancy

What is the average Parish lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Parish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Parish in 1940 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Parish

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Parish 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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