Imre Kiss

23 June 1881–9 January 1949 (Age 67)
Füzesgyarmat, Békés, Hungary

The Life of Imre

When Imre Kiss was born on 23 June 1881, in Füzesgyarmat, Békés, Hungary, his father, Ferenc Kiss, was 30 and his mother, Mária Csató, was 25. He married Sófia Szivos on 21 October 1903, in Szeghalom, Békés, Hungary. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 9 January 1949, in his hometown, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Imre Kiss
Sófia Szivos
Marriage: 21 October 1903
Lajos Kiss

Spouse and Children


    Sófia Szivos


21 October 1903
Szeghalom, Békés, Hungary


    Lajos Kiss


Parents and Siblings

    Ferenc Kiss


    Mária Csató




World Events (4)


Age 33

WWI. Hungary fights on the losing side and the monarchy collapses.

Age 39

Hungary loses large part of territory to Czechoslovakia, Romania, Russia and Yugoslavia. The National Assembly restores Kingdom of Hungary. Horthy becomes regent and remains influential until 1944.

Age 57

Germany raise treaties in Munich and Vienna in which Southern Slovakia and Northern Transylvania were returned to Hungary.

Name Meaning

1 Hungarian: from kis ‘small’, applied as a nickname for a person of small stature or the younger of two bearers of the same personal name.2 English: from Anglo-Norman French cuisse ‘thigh’ (from Latin coxa), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of leg armor, which was normally of leather.3 German: variant of Kisch (of Czech origin).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Imre, "Hungary Reformed Church Christenings, 1624-1895"
  • Imre, "Hungary Reformed Church Christenings, 1624-1895"
  • Hungary Civil Registration, 1895-1980;

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