Roesch Family History

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Roesch Name Meaning

German and Swiss German (Rösch): nickname from Middle High German rösch, rosch ‘quick’, ‘lively’, ‘brave’.

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


Similar surnames: Ruesch, Resch, Loesch, Loerch, Hosch, Posch, Frosch, Mesch, Rausch

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Roesch Family Origin

Where is the Roesch family from?

Roesch Family Occupations

What did your Roesch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roesch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Roesch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Roesch family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roesch.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Saloon Keeper

    5%

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

Roesch Historical Records

What Roesch family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Roesch Life Expectancy

What is the average Roesch lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Roesch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Roesch in 1950 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roesch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roesch 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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