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Kleisch Family History

Kleisch 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: Fleisch, Kresch, Klish, Letsch, Keusch, Gleich, Pletsch, Reisch

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Where is the Kleisch family from?

You can see how Kleisch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kleisch family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Kleisch families living in Ohio. This was about 40% of all the recorded Kleisch's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Kleisch families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kleisch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kleisch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Attendant was the top reported job for people in the USA named Kleisch. 100% of Kleisch men worked as an Attendant. .

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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

  • Attendant
    100%
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Census Records

There are 135 census records available for the last name Kleisch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kleisch 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 90 immigration records available for the last name Kleisch. 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 41 military records available for the last name Kleisch. For the veterans among your Kleisch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kleisch lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Kleisch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kleisch in 1966 was 77, and 95 in 2003.

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