Mersch Family History

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Mersch Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German, Middle Low German mersch ‘marsh’.

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


Similar surnames: Marsch, Mesch, Mensch, Dersch, Morsch, Fersch, Masch, Lersch, Mursch

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Mersch Family Origin

Where is the Mersch family from?

Mersch Family Occupations

What did your Mersch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mersch. 9% of Mersch men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Mersch women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mersch were Farming and Clerical Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    9%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Clerk
    3%
  • Farming
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Beauty Operator
    3%
  • Clerial
    3%
  • Clerical Work
    3%

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

Mersch Historical Records

What Mersch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mersch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mersch 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 840 immigration records available for the last name Mersch. 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 969 military records available for the last name Mersch. For the veterans among your Mersch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mersch Life Expectancy

What is the average Mersch lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mersch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mersch in 1948 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mersch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mersch 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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