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Jish Family History

Jish 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: Fish, Rish, Gish, Wish, Nish, Lish, Kish, Mish, Bish, Ish

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Where is the Jish family from?

You can see how Jish families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jish family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Jish families were found in USA in 1920, United Kingdom in 1891, and Canada in 1911. In 1891 there was 1 Jish family living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Jish's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Jish families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jish surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jish ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Jish ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 55 census records available for the last name Jish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jish 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Jish. 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 military records available for the last name Jish. For the veterans among your Jish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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