Barsh Family History

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Barsh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Barsch.

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

Similar surnames: Barch, Bash, Harsh, Karsh, Larsh, Barsch, Hirsh, Barrish, Berish

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Barsh Family Origin

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Barsh Family Occupations

What did your Barsh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barsh. The most common Barsh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Barsh's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Barsh family was Teamster.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Teamster


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Barsh ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Barsh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Barsh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barsh census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Barsh. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Barsh. For the veterans among your Barsh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barsh Life Expectancy

What is the average Barsh lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Barsh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Barsh in 1956 was 60, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barsh ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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