Kelsch Family History

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Kelsch Name Meaning

Partly Americanized form of German Koelsch.

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


Similar surnames: Kelsh, Kersch, Welsh, Welsch, Heesch, Kausch, Petsch, Tesch, Klich

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Kelsch Family Origin

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Kelsch Family Occupations

What did your Kelsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kelsch. The most common Kelsch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Kelsch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kelsch family was Beer Saloon.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Beer Saloon

    4%

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

Kelsch Historical Records

What Kelsch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kelsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kelsch 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 Kelsch

Passenger List

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

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Kelsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Kelsch lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kelsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kelsch in 1958 was 41, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kelsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kelsch 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.

Famous Kelsch Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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