Kersh Family History

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Kersh Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Kirsch. Americanized spelling of German Kersch or Kirch.

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

Similar surnames: Karsh, Gersh, Kirsh, Kersch, Kash, Kelsh, Kerch, Karch, Karash, Hersh

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Kersh Family Origin

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Kersh Family Occupations

What did your Kersh ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Kersh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Kersh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kersh 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 669 immigration records available for the last name Kersh. 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 Kersh. For the veterans among your Kersh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kersh Life Expectancy

What is the average Kersh lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kersh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kersh in 1944 was 29, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kersh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kersh 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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