Karsh Family History

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Karsh Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Yiddish karsh ‘cherry’. Americanized spelling of German Karsch, Kirch, or Kirsch.

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


Similar surnames: Kersh, Kash, Karash, Karch, Karsch, Kirsh, Larsh, Kirsch, Barsh

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Karsh Family Origin

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Karsh Family Occupations

What did your Karsh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Karsh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Karsh's were Farmers. Farmer, House Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karsh. A less common occupation for the Karsh family was Miner.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • House Carpenter

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Miner

    17%

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

Karsh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Karsh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karsh census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Karsh

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Karsh. 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 Karsh. For the veterans among your Karsh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karsh Life Expectancy

What is the average Karsh lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Karsh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Karsh in 1958 was 60, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karsh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karsh 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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