Kelsh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Koelsch.

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


Similar surnames: Welsh, Kersh, Kelsch, Mesh, Esh, Karsh, Kash, Kalish, Kees, Keas

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Kelsh Family Origin

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Kelsh Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

In 1880, the most common Kelsh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Kelsh's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kelsh family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kelsh.

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Kelsh Historical Records

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Kelsh Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Kelsh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kelsh in 1964 was 68, and 55 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kelsh

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