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Lusch Family History

Lusch Name Meaning

German (Lüsch): habitational name from any of several places called Lüsche, for example near Celle and near Cloppenburg, or a topographic name from Middle High German liesche ‘reeds’.

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


Similar surnames: Dusch, Rusch, Busch, Musch, Losch, Luscher, Pesch, Lasch, Lust

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Where is the Lusch family from?

You can see how Lusch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lusch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lusch families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Lusch family living in Kentucky. This was 100% of all the recorded Lusch's in the USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Lusch families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lusch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lusch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lusch. 19% of Lusch men worked as a Laborer and 29% of Lusch women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lusch were Carpenter and Housework.

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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

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    19%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    29%
  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Stenographer
    22%
  • Housework
    15%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lusch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lusch 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 622 immigration records available for the last name Lusch. 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 500 military records available for the last name Lusch. For the veterans among your Lusch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lusch lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lusch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Lusch in 1957 was 63, and 79 in 2004.

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