Reisch Family History

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Reisch Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German risch, rusch ‘reed’ or ‘rush’, a topographic name for someone who lived near a reedbed, or a habitational name from any of several places in Bavaria and Moravia named Reisch from the same word.

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

Similar surnames: Raisch, Risch, Reischl, Eisch, Reis, Reusch, Reich, Rausch, Pesch

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Reisch Family Origin

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Reisch Family Occupations

What did your Reisch ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Reisch occupation in the UK was Glass Engraver. 50% of Reisch's were Glass Engravers. Glass Engraver and Retired Sawyer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Reisch.

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  • Glass Engraver

  • Retired Sawyer


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

Reisch Historical Records

What Reisch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Reisch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reisch 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Reisch. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Reisch. For the veterans among your Reisch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reisch Life Expectancy

What is the average Reisch lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Reisch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Reisch in 1955 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reisch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reisch 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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