Oesch Family History

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Oesch Name Meaning

Swiss and German (Ösch): variant of Esch.

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


Similar surnames: Mesch, Wesch, Desch, Hesch, Boesch, Lesch, Esch, Roesch, Emch, Keusch

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Oesch Family Origin

Where is the Oesch family from?

Oesch Family Occupations

What did your Oesch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Oesch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Oesch's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oesch. A less common occupation for the Oesch family was Pattern Maker.

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Druggist

    8%
  • Pattern Maker

    8%

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

Oesch Historical Records

What Oesch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Oesch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oesch 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 Oesch

Passenger List

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

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Oesch Life Expectancy

What is the average Oesch lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Oesch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Oesch in 1959 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oesch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oesch 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.

Famous Oesch Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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