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Laatsch Name Meaning

North German: regional nickname for a person with a slouching gait then for a limp listless person from the adjective latsch with the above meaning (see Lasch ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Letsch, Lausch, Lasch, Lentsch, Paasch, Latsch, Asch, Masch, Haasch

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Where is the Laatsch family from?

You can see how Laatsch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laatsch family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Laatsch families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 22 Laatsch families living in Wisconsin. This was about 92% of all the recorded Laatsch's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Laatsch families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Laatsch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Laatsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Laatsch. 28% of Laatsch men worked as a Farmer and 32% of Laatsch women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laatsch were Truck Driver and Part Owner. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Foreman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    32%
  • Waitress
    19%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Part Owner
    13%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Laatsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laatsch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 246 immigration records available for the last name Laatsch. 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 Cards

There are 326 military records available for the last name Laatsch. For the veterans among your Laatsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Laatsch lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Laatsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Laatsch in 1956 was 53, and 87 in 2004.

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