Liesch Family History

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Liesch Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived in an area covered by reeds, Middle High German liesche, or a habitational name from a place near Trier named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Esch, Loesch, Hirsch, Liese, Kirsch, Leach, Pesch, Kresch, Desch

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Liesch Family Origin

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Liesch Family Occupations

What did your Liesch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Liesch family was Railroad Section "Boss". Laborer, Farmer and Keeps Bakery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Liesch. The most common Liesch occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Liesch's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeps Bakery

  • Railroad Section "Boss"


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

Liesch Historical Records

What Liesch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Liesch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Liesch 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 266 immigration records available for the last name Liesch. 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 452 military records available for the last name Liesch. For the veterans among your Liesch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Liesch Life Expectancy

What is the average Liesch lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Liesch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Liesch in 1961 was 58, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Liesch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Liesch 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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