Mesch Family History

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Mesch Name Meaning

German and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a brazier, from Middle High German mess(e), Yiddish mesh ‘brass’. German: variant of Mersch.

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


Similar surnames: Masch, Mersch, Mensch, Pech, Meth, Desch, Esch, Pesch, Dersch, Gesch

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Mesch Family Origin

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Mesch Family Occupations

What did your Mesch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mesch occupation in the USA was Butcher. 13% of Mesch's were Butchers. Butcher, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mesch. A less common occupation for the Mesch family was Locksmith.

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  • Butcher

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Locksmith

    13%

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

Mesch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mesch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mesch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Mesch

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mesch. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mesch. For the veterans among your Mesch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mesch Life Expectancy

What is the average Mesch lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mesch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mesch in 1963 was 67, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mesch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mesch 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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