Fersch Family History

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Fersch Name Meaning

nickname for someone with a deformed heel, from Middle High German verse(n) ‘heel’. nickname for a handsome, young person, from Middle Low German versch ‘fresh’, ‘new’.

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


Similar surnames: Dersch, Mersch, Forsch, Frisch, Fetsch, Lersch, Lerch, Mursch, Frosch

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Fersch Family Origin

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Fersch Family Occupations

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Fersch Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fersch Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Fersch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Fersch in 1964 was 72, and 73 in 2004.

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