Karsh Family History

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Karsh Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Yiddish karsh ‘cherry’. Americanized spelling of German Karsch, Kirch, or Kirsch.

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


Similar surnames: Kersh, Kash, Karash, Karch, Karsch, Kirsh, Larsh, Kirsch, Barsh

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Karsh Family Origin

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Karsh Family Occupations

What did your Karsh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Karsh. 14% of Karsh men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Karsh women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Karsh were Farmer and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Farmer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    13%
  • Seamstress
    13%
  • Office Clerk
    9%
  • Waitress
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Karsh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Karsh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karsh 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 736 immigration records available for the last name Karsh. 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 391 military records available for the last name Karsh. For the veterans among your Karsh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karsh Life Expectancy

What is the average Karsh lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Karsh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Karsh in 1958 was 60, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karsh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karsh 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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