Mescher Family History

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Mescher Name Meaning

German: possibly an occupational name for a brazier, from an agent derivative of Middle High German mess(e) ‘brass’.

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


Similar surnames: Lescher, Mesch, Wascher, Kerscher, Drescher, Loescher, Fecher

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Mescher Family Origin

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Mescher Family Occupations

What did your Mescher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mescher. 12% of Mescher men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Mescher women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mescher were Salesman and House Wife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    12%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    8%
  • Secretary
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • House Wife
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mescher Historical Records

What Mescher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mescher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mescher 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 281 immigration records available for the last name Mescher. 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 421 military records available for the last name Mescher. For the veterans among your Mescher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mescher Life Expectancy

What is the average Mescher lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Mescher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mescher in 1964 was 75, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mescher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mescher 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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