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Ising Surname Meaning

North German: patronymic from a short form of an ancient Germanic compound name formed with isan- ‘iron’ as its first element. Compare Eisenhardt .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Sieg, Osting, Ing, Ying, Bring, Imming, Sing, Ming, Sang, Busing

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Where is the Ising family from?

You can see how Ising families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ising family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Ising families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Ising families living in Durham. This was about 36% of all the recorded Ising's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Ising families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ising surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ising ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ising. 24% of Ising men worked as a Salesman and 40% of Ising women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ising were Inspector and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Inspector

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Seamstress
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ising. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ising 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 548 immigration records available for the last name Ising. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ising. For the veterans among your Ising ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ising lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Ising life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ising in 1952 was 48, and 85 in 2003.

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