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Bartsch Name Meaning

German (also Bärtsch): from a Germanized Slavic pet form of the personal name Bartholomaeus (see Bartholomew ).

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

Similar surnames: Partsch, Bertsch, Bartosh, Barts, Borsch, Barich, Bartosch, Brasch

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Where is the Bartsch family from?

You can see how Bartsch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bartsch family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bartsch families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 28 Bartsch families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 20% of all the recorded Bartsch's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Bartsch families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bartsch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bartsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bartsch. 23% of Bartsch men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Bartsch women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bartsch were Carpenter and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • House Work
  • Housewife
  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Bartsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bartsch 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Bartsch. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Bartsch. For the veterans among your Bartsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bartsch lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bartsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bartsch in 1949 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

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