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Dusch Family History

Dusch Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Theodosius (see Teodosio ). German: topographic name from Bavarian dialect Dosch Dusch ‘bush thick bunch’. French (Alsace and Lorraine): of German origin an ethnic name for a German from Middle High German diusch a variant of diutsch.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Busch, Rusch, Lusch, Dosch, Duch, Dasch, Musch, Desch, Pesch, Posch

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Where is the Dusch family from?

You can see how Dusch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dusch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dusch families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Dusch family living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Dusch's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Dusch families in 1840.
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What did your Dusch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dusch. 14% of Dusch men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Dusch women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dusch were Machinist and Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
  • Bookkeeper
  • Domestic
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dusch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dusch 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 553 immigration records available for the last name Dusch. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dusch. For the veterans among your Dusch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dusch lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Dusch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Dusch in 1960 was 68, and 82 in 2004.

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