FISH Family Outline Descent Tree(s) (ODT)
Name formsFish, Fishe, Fysch, Fyshe
OriginEnglish, Jewish :
English: derived from the Old English word fisc, meaning fish. The name was given to those who worked catching or selling fish and to those who were thought to look like a fish.
Jewish: derived from the Yiddish word fish, meaning fish. The name was given for the same reasons as in the English definition and for its associations with the Hebrew first name Yona (Jonah). In the Bible, Jonah is swallowed by a "great fish". AFN
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(as of 2014-09-06), =::Cross reference
[1808-1893] – American statesman
Fish was not known nationally when President U.S. Grant appointed him secretary of state in 1869. Fish accepted reluctantly but found the job to his liking and remained for the entire two terms. His influence helped rescue Grant's presidency from total failure.
FISH, Hamilton II
[1849-1936] – American politician
FISH, Hamilton III
[1888-1991] – American politician
FISH, Hamilton IV
[1926-1996] – American politician
FISH, Hamilton V
[*1951-?] – American public interest executive
|FISH, Laura [1804-1872] – Missionary schoolteacher FISH156 5C7|
Bookmarks (off-site links)
origins, early history
- Hamrick Software - U.S. Surname Distribution maps showing name distribution in the U.S. in selected years.
- Onomastics (=the study of the origin and formation of proper names)
- FISH (F200) at ROOTSWEB
- Category:Fish family - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Candidates Work List
This is my working list of candidates to include --
I'm not yet sure if they are related to me!
As candidates are eliminated (proven not related) they are marked appropriately (
an explanation included.
They are kept in the list in case future research proves they can be included.
(And to keep them from popping up on the list again!)
Never discard good research!
Proven candidates' names are marked with an asterisk (*) until they can be
added to the database.