Lesch Family History

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Lesch Name Meaning

German: variant of Loesch.

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

Similar surnames: Losch, Wesch, Desch, Hesch, Mesch, Oesch, Flesch, Lesh, Liesch

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Lesch Family Origin

Where is the Lesch family from?

Lesch Family Occupations

What did your Lesch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lesch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Lesch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lesch family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lesch.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter


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

Lesch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Lesch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lesch 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lesch. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lesch. For the veterans among your Lesch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lesch Life Expectancy

What is the average Lesch lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lesch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lesch in 1950 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lesch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lesch 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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