Koelsch Family History

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Koelsch Name Meaning

German: from the adjective kölsch, denoting someone from Cologne (German Köln).

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


Similar surnames: Welsch, Kelch, Keusch, Roesch, Kersch, Belch, Goetsch, Kulich, Kelsch

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Koelsch Family Origin

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Koelsch Family Occupations

What did your Koelsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Bootmaker and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koelsch. A less common occupation for the Koelsch family was Calciminer. The most common Koelsch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of Koelsch's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Bootmaker

    5%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Calciminer

    5%

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

Koelsch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Koelsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koelsch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Koelsch

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Koelsch. 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 Koelsch. For the veterans among your Koelsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Koelsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Koelsch lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Koelsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Koelsch in 1954 was 26, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koelsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koelsch 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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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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