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Ise Family History

Ise Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ide, Wise, Ose, Rise, Ike, Bise, Kise, Isa, Ige, Ibe

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Where is the Ise family from?

You can see how Ise families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ise family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Ise families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 9 Ise families living in London. This was about 45% of all the recorded Ise's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Ise families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ise surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ise ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ise. 79% of Ise men worked as a Laborer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    79%
  • Truck Driver
    22%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Ise. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ise census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ise. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Ise. For the veterans among your Ise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ise lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Ise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ise in 1966 was 88, and 84 in 2003.

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