Hirsh Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hirsch. Americanized spelling of German Hirsch.

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


Similar surnames: Hursh, Hersh, Hirsch, Kirsh, Hirth, Hirst, Harsh, Hersch, Kish, Karsh

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Hirsh Family Origin

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Hirsh Family Occupations

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  • Builder

    14%
  • Engine Tenter In Mill

    14%
  • Income From Invested Money

    14%
  • Laborer For Concreter

    14%

In 1881, the most common Hirsh occupation in the UK was Builder. 14% of Hirsh's were Builders. A less common occupation for the Hirsh family was Laborer For Concreter. Builder, Engine Tenter In Mill and Income From Invested Money were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hirsh.

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Hirsh Historical Records

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Hirsh Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Hirsh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hirsh in 1949 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hirsh

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