Loesch Family History

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Loesch Name Meaning

German (Lösch): metonymic occupational name from Middle High German lösch ‘fine leather’.

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

Similar surnames: Losch, Loesche, Liesch, Roesch, Loerch, Lerch, Mesch, Boesch

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Loesch Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Loesch name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Loesch. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Italy


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Loesch Family Origin

Where is the Loesch family from?

Loesch Family Occupations

What did your Loesch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Loesch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Loesch's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Musician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loesch. A less common occupation for the Loesch family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Musician

  • Baker


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

Loesch Historical Records

What Loesch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Loesch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loesch 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Loesch. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Loesch. For the veterans among your Loesch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loesch Life Expectancy

What is the average Loesch lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Loesch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Loesch in 1945 was 28, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loesch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loesch 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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