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Hunsche Family History

Hunsche Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hubscher, Huscher, Wunschel, Henschel, Rusche, Wuensche, Hinsch

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Where is the Hunsche family from?

You can see how Hunsche families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hunsche family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Hunsche families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 13 Hunsche families living in Indiana. This was about 41% of all the recorded Hunsche's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Hunsche families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hunsche surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hunsche ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hunsche. 50% of Hunsche men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Hunsche women worked as a Saleslady. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
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What Hunsche family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 429 census records available for the last name Hunsche. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hunsche 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 155 immigration records available for the last name Hunsche. 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 125 military records available for the last name Hunsche. For the veterans among your Hunsche ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hunsche lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hunsche life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Hunsche in 1963 was 87, and 78 in 2004.

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