Dersch Family History

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Dersch Name Meaning

Eastern German: from the Slavic personal name Dirslaw. South German: nickname for a foolish person, from Middle High German tœrsch ‘foolish’.

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


Similar surnames: Dorsch, Fersch, Mersch, Hersch, Lersch, Hirsch, Deutsch, Lerch

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Dersch Family Origin

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Dersch Family Occupations

What did your Dersch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dersch. A less common occupation for the Dersch family was Keeping House. The most common Dersch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Dersch's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Dersch Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Dersch ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Dersch Life Expectancy

What is the average Dersch lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, Dersch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dersch in 1956 was 56, and 92 in 2004.

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