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Posch Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): from a pet form of of any of the many personal names composed with Slavic bog ‘god’. South German (Austrian): nickname for a short, stocky person, from Middle High German busch, Bavarian and Austrian bosch ‘shrubbery’. In Tyrol Posch denotes a flowering shrub and appears on house signs. Eastern German, of Slavic origin (also Pösch): from a short form of Peter or any of various other personal names beginning with P-.

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


Similar surnames: Hosch, Pesch, Pach, Gosch, Kosch, Pech, Prosch, Pasch, Losch, Bosch

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Posch Family Origin

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Posch Family Occupations

What did your Posch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Posch family was Huckster. The most common Posch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Posch's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Copper Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Posch.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Copper Smith

    11%
  • Huckster

    11%

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Posch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Posch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Posch 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Posch. 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 Posch. For the veterans among your Posch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Posch Life Expectancy

What is the average Posch lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Posch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Posch in 1958 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Posch 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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