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Mescher Family History

Mescher Name Meaning
German: possibly an occupational name for a brazier, from an agent derivative of Middle High German mess(e) ‘brass’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

16,003 Historical Documents with Mescher on Ancestry.com
5,228 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
414 Military Records
262 Immigration Records
2,526 Census and Voter Lists
7,573 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mescher Families

  • Number of Mescher families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mescher families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Mescher last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Mescher census records

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Mescher Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Mescher families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Mescher Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Mescher families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Mescher

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Mescher Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mescher census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Mescher ancestors, such as occupation.

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Mescher Civil War Service Records

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