Desch Name Meaning

South German: variant of Tasch, a metonymic occupational name for maker of bags and purses, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a field with irregular angles.

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


Similar surnames: Esch, Deich, Pesch, Dusch, Dosch, Mesch, Dech, Dasch, Pech, Leach

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Desch Family Origin

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Desch Family Occupations

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  • Builders Clerk

    50%
  • Chandlers Shop Keeper (...)

    50%

In 1881, builders Clerk and Chandlers Shop Keeper (...) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Desch. The most common Desch occupation in the UK was Builders Clerk. 50% of Desch's were Builders Clerks.

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Desch Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Desch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Desch in 1953 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Desch

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