Karsch Family History

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Karsch Name Meaning

German: nickname for a cheerful vivacious person, from Middle Low German karsch ‘lively’, ‘merry’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): Germanized spelling of Karsh.

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


Similar surnames: Kirsch, Karch, Karsh, Barsch, Harsch, Kapsch, Marsch, Kersch, Asch

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Karsch Family Origin

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Karsch Family Occupations

What did your Karsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Boot & Shoe Maker, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karsch. A less common occupation for the Karsch family was Cigar Maker. The most common Karsch occupation in the USA was Boot & Shoe Maker. 8% of Karsch's were Boot & Shoe Makers.

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  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Cigar Maker

    8%

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

Karsch Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Karsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Karsch lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Karsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Karsch in 1957 was 51, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karsch 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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