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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Fiske

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Alt. Meaning

F is for fair, always honest and true.

I is for interest, you show in others.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

E is for enduring, forever will your memory remain

Notable Persons Named Fiske

Fiske was born on December 8th, 1888 in Newton, Massachusetts. He left this life on August 15th, 1955.


Fiske was born in 1862. He breathed his last breath in 1938.


Fiske O'Hara was a singer and actor. Fiske was given the name George Russ Clary Fiske O'Hara on March 11th, 1878 in Rockland, Maine, U.S. He breathed his last breath on July 12th, 1945.


Fiske was born on September 2nd, 1793. He left this life in 1872.


Fiske Browne was a football player. Fiske was born on June 13th, 1901 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Fiske is also known as Browne and John Fiske. He left this life in 1978.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Fiske

Susan Fiske is a professor of psychology at princeton university, author, princeton university, and professor of psychology atprinceton university. Susan was born on August 19th, 1952.


John was born in 1939.


His most notable accomplishments were from 1938 to 1942. Richard was given the name Thomas Richard Potts on November 20th, 1915 in Shelton, Washington. Richard is also known as Potts and Thomas Richard. He left this life on August 10th, 1944.


Mrs. Fiske was an actress and playwright. Mrs. was given the name Marie Augusta Davey on December 19th, 1865 in New Orleans. Mrs. is also known as Minnie Maddern Fiske. She passed away on February 15th, 1932.


Reine Fiske is a progressive rock musician, art director, and audio engineer. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, Percussion instrument, and Vocals. Reine was given the name Nils Reine Fiske on October 4th, 1972 in Boo, Sweden.


Bradley Allen Fiske is a military person. His military service ended in 1874.


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Popularity of Fiske as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Fiske U.S.
  White 93.26% 64.26%
  African American 1.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.97% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.90% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.24% 16.26%

Of Last Name Fiske

People with the last name Fiske are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Fiske

  • How Popular is the name Fiske? As a last name Fiske was the 8,060th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Fiske first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Fiske is Thursday, October 8th, 1885.
  • How unique is the name Fiske? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Fiske. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Fiske: Your name in reverse order is Eksif. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Esikf. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Fiske? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,110 people with the last name Fiske.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Fiske? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Fiske as their last name.

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