Welsch Family History

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Welsch Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German welsch, walsch ‘person from a Romance country (especially Italy)’, ‘foreigner’, hence an ethnic name or in some cases perhaps a nickname for someone who had trading or other connections with the Romance countries.

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


Similar surnames: Welch, Wetsch, Welsh, Kelch, Esch, Dersch, Fersch, Weech, Felch

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Welsch Family Origin

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Welsch Family Occupations

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  • Engineer

    33%
  • Gate Keeper

    33%
  • Mariner

    33%

In 1881, Engineer and Gate Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Welsch. A less common occupation for the Welsch family was Mariner. The most common Welsch occupation in the UK was Engineer. 33% of Welsch's were Engineers.

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Welsch Historical Records

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Welsch Life Expectancy

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