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Horsch Name Meaning

German (also Hörsch): topographic name from a dialect form of Middle High German horst, hurst ‘undergrowth’, ‘brushwood’, of Slavic origin in eastern regions, e.g. the place name Horscha (Lausitz).

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


Similar surnames: Horch, Hosch, Hirsch, Forsch, Morsch, Hersch, Dorsch, Harsch, Borsch

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Horsch Family Origin

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Horsch Family Occupations

What did your Horsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horsch. A less common occupation for the Horsch family was At Home. The most common Horsch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Horsch's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • At Home

    4%

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

Horsch Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Horsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Horsch lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Horsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Horsch in 1958 was 60, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Horsch 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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