Kerschen Family History

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Kerschen Name Meaning

Luxembourgeois: unexplained; possibly a shortened form of a family name formed with Kirschen ‘cherries’ (see, for example Kirschenbaum, Kirschenmann).

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

Similar surnames: Kerscher, Kirchen, Kirsch, Reuscher, Leuschen, Eschen, Hersch

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Kerschen Family Origin

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Kerschen Family Occupations

What did your Kerschen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kerschen occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 100% of Kerschen's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter


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Kerschen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kerschen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kerschen 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 176 immigration records available for the last name Kerschen. 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 154 military records available for the last name Kerschen. For the veterans among your Kerschen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kerschen Life Expectancy

What is the average Kerschen lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kerschen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kerschen in 1954 was 57, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kerschen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kerschen 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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