Metsch Family History

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Metsch Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): from a short form of a personal name related to Slovak and Slovenian mec, Polish miecz ‘sword’ or to Polish miedza ‘boundary’ (of a field, for example).

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

Similar surnames: Mensch, Petsch, Betsch, Gentsch, Wetsch, Mitsch, Pesch, Heesch

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Metsch Family Origin

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Metsch Family Occupations

What did your Metsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Laborer and Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Metsch. A less common occupation for the Metsch family was Shoemaker. The most common Metsch occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 25% of Metsch's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Miller

  • Shoemaker


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

Metsch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 729 census records available for the last name Metsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Metsch 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 497 immigration records available for the last name Metsch. 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 Metsch. For the veterans among your Metsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Metsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Metsch lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Metsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Metsch in 1962 was 59, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Metsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Metsch 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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