Kersh Family History

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Kersh Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Kirsch. Americanized spelling of German Kersch or Kirch.

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

Similar surnames: Karsh, Gersh, Kirsh, Kersch, Kash, Kelsh, Kerch, Karch, Karash, Hersh

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Kersh Family Origin

Where is the Kersh family from?

Kersh Family Occupations

What did your Kersh ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Waterproof Garment Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kersh. 7% of Kersh men worked as a Waterproof Garment Maker and 44% of Kersh women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kersh were Tailors Presser and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Waterproof Garment Maker
  • Master Tailor
  • Optician
  • Tailors Presser

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cashier (retail Shop)
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
  • Housewife

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

Kersh Historical Records

What Kersh family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Kersh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kersh 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 669 immigration records available for the last name Kersh. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kersh. For the veterans among your Kersh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kersh Life Expectancy

What is the average Kersh lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kersh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kersh in 1944 was 29, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kersh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kersh 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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