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Misch Name Meaning

East German: from a Germanized Slavic pet form of a personal name equivalent to Michael (compare Polish name below) or of any other name beginning with Mi- or My- including various compound names based on the Slavic elements mir ‘peace’ and mil ‘gentle dear’. Germanized form Polish Miś and in some cases also of Croatian or Slovenian Miš (see Mis ). German: habitational name from any of several places in the Rhineland called Müsch.

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


Similar surnames: Miksch, Mich, Mischo, Wisch, Mitch, Musch, Isch, March, Mitsch, Kisch

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Where is the Misch family from?

You can see how Misch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Misch family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Misch families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 35 Misch families living in Illinois. This was about 34% of all the recorded Misch's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Misch families in 1880.
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What did your Misch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Misch. 18% of Misch men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Misch women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Misch were Laborer and Maid. .

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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

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    19%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Maid
    13%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Misch. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Misch. For the veterans among your Misch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Misch lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Misch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Misch in 1947 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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