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Kirsch Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German kirse ‘cherry (tree)’. It may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of cherries or a nickname for a man with a ruddy complexion. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Kirsche ‘cherry’, one of the many names taken from words for trees and other features of the natural world. The surname is from either the German or the northeastern or western Yiddish form of the word. Compare Karsh.

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

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Kirsch Family Origin

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Kirsch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Saloon Keeper

    3%

In 1880, the most common Kirsch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Kirsch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kirsch family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirsch.

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