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Okish Family History

Okish 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: Kish, Kiss, Oki, Dobish, Klish, Krish, Huish, Onishi, Fish, Drish

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Where is the Okish family from?

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

What did your Okish ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 11 census records available for the last name Okish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Okish 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Okish. 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 1 military records available for the last name Okish. For the veterans among your Okish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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