Kirsh Family History

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Kirsh Name Meaning

Jewish or Americanized spelling of German Kirsch.

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

Similar surnames: Kersh, Karsh, Hirsh, Kish, Kash, Kirsch, Fish, Karch, Hursh, Karash

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Kirsh Family Origin

Where is the Kirsh family from?

Kirsh Family Occupations

What did your Kirsh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirsh. A less common occupation for the Kirsh family was Keeping House. The most common Kirsh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Kirsh's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House


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

Kirsh Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kirsh Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirsh lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kirsh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kirsh in 1961 was 72, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirsh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kirsh 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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