Foertsch Family History

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Foertsch Name Meaning

in Bavaria, a variant of Pfoertsch, probably a derisive nickname from Middle High German verz, vorz ‘fart’. habitational name for someone from a place named Förtschach or Förtschendorf.

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


Similar surnames: Forth, Forsch, Fersch, Ferch, Pletsch, Fetsch, Frisch, Frosch, Dersch

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Foertsch Family Origin

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Foertsch Family Occupations

What did your Foertsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Foertsch occupation in the USA was Brewery Hand. 14% of Foertsch's were Brewery Hands. A less common occupation for the Foertsch family was Gardener. Brewery Hand, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Foertsch.

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  • Brewery Hand

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Gardener

    14%

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

Foertsch Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Foertsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Foertsch lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Foertsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Foertsch in 1950 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foertsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foertsch 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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