Wesche Family History

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Wesche Name Meaning

North German: from a much altered short form of the personal name Wasmod (see Wachsmuth).

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

Similar surnames: Pesch, Besch, Geschke, Heschke, Peschke, Teschke, Meschke, Weich

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Wesche Family Origin

Where is the Wesche family from?

Wesche Family Occupations

What did your Wesche ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wesche. The most common Wesche occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Wesche's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wesche family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter


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

Wesche Historical Records

What Wesche family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

There are 897 immigration records available for the last name Wesche. 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 939 military records available for the last name Wesche. For the veterans among your Wesche ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wesche Life Expectancy

What is the average Wesche lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wesche life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Wesche in 1962 was 83, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wesche

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wesche 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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