Kerscher Family History

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Kerscher Name Meaning

habitational name from a place called Kirsch or Körsch. occupational name for a grower or seller of cherries, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kirs(ch)e, kerse ‘cherry’.

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


Similar surnames: Kreischer, Keicher, Mescher, Kucher, Herscher, Kelchner, Kircher

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Kerscher Family Origin

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Kerscher Family Occupations

What did your Kerscher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kerscher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Kerscher's were Farmers. Farmer and Butcher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kerscher.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Butcher

    33%

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

Kerscher Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kerscher Life Expectancy

What is the average Kerscher lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kerscher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kerscher in 1953 was 46, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kerscher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kerscher 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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