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Deutsch Family History

Deutsch Name Meaning

German: ethnic name acquired in areas of mixed population by inhabitants speaking German rather than a Slavic language from German Deutsch ‘German’ (Middle High German tiu(t)sch Old High German diutisk from diot deot ‘people nation’ from the ancient Germanic root theud). Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone who had migrated from a German-speaking area to another part of Europe.

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


Similar surnames: Dusch, Teutsch, Dersch, Deitsch, Deutch, Keusch, Wetsch, Krutsch

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Where is the Deutsch family from?

You can see how Deutsch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deutsch family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Deutsch families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 27 Deutsch families living in London. This was about 93% of all the recorded Deutsch's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Deutsch families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deutsch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deutsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Refugee and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Deutsch. 34% of Deutsch men worked as a Refugee and 38% of Deutsch women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deutsch were No Occupation and Cook. .

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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 1939

  • Refugee
    34%
  • Nil
    23%
  • Private Means
    23%
  • No Occupation
    23%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    38%
  • Domestic Servant
    18%
  • Private Means
    8%
  • Cook
    8%
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Deutsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deutsch 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 16,000 immigration records available for the last name Deutsch. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 23,000 military records available for the last name Deutsch. For the veterans among your Deutsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deutsch lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Deutsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Deutsch in 1947 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

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