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Reuscher Name Meaning

German:: habitational name for someone from any of the places called Reusch or Reisch both in Bavaria. from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with (h)rōd ‘fame victory’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Reicher, Rauscher, Ruscher, Kreischer, Huscher, Reusch, Recher

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Where is the Reuscher family from?

You can see how Reuscher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reuscher family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Reuscher families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Reuscher families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 44% of all the recorded Reuscher's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Reuscher families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reuscher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reuscher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Reuscher. 65% of Reuscher men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Reuscher women worked as a Teacher. .

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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
  • Attorney
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Reuscher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reuscher 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 187 immigration records available for the last name Reuscher. 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 686 military records available for the last name Reuscher. For the veterans among your Reuscher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reuscher lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Reuscher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Reuscher in 1961 was 55, and 47 in 2004.

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