Esch Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places named Esch, from Old High German asc ‘ash’, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a prominent ash tree. from Middle High German ezzisch ‘seeded field’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by an area where grain was grown or perhaps a status name for someone who owned such land.

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


Similar surnames: Eich, Asch, Pesch, Desch, Eisch, Beach, Mesch, Leach, Gesch, Roch

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Esch Family Origin

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Esch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Esch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Esch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Esch family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Esch.

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Esch Historical Records

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Esch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Esch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Esch in 1949 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Esch

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