Doetsch Family History

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Doetsch Name Meaning

South German (Dötsch): nickname for a lumpish person, a variant of Detsch, from detsch ‘soft’, ‘fat (person)’.

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

Similar surnames: Dietsch, Dersch, Letsch, Foertsch, Dietsche, Dorsch, Desch, Boesch

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Doetsch Family Origin

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Doetsch Family Occupations

What did your Doetsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doetsch. The most common Doetsch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Doetsch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Doetsch family was Retail Grocery.

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  • Farmer

  • Saloon Keeper

  • Physician

  • Retail Grocery


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

Doetsch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Doetsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doetsch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 470 immigration records available for the last name Doetsch. 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 Card

There are 607 military records available for the last name Doetsch. For the veterans among your Doetsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doetsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Doetsch lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Doetsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Doetsch in 1953 was 57, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doetsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doetsch 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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