Kelsh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Koelsch.

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


Similar surnames: Welsh, Kersh, Kelsch, Mesh, Esh, Karsh, Kash, Kalish, Kees, Keas

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Kelsh Family Origin

Where is the Kelsh family from?

SHOW MORE

Kelsh Family Occupations

What did your Kelsh ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Agricultural Labourer

    25%
  • Block Cutter

    25%
  • Engineer

    25%
  • Freight Clerk

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kelsh family was Freight Clerk. Agricultural Labourer, Block Cutter and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kelsh. The most common Kelsh occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 25% of Kelsh's were Agricultural Labourers.

Source: Census data for Kelsh | Data not to scale

Kelsh Historical Records

What Kelsh family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Kelsh ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Kelsh

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Kelsh Life Expectancy

What is the average Kelsh lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kelsh 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Kelsh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kelsh in 1964 was 68, and 55 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kelsh

Famous Kelsh Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Look up another name