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Esch Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places named Esch, from Old High German asc ‘ash’, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a prominent ash tree. from Middle High German ezzisch ‘seeded field’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by an area where grain was grown or perhaps a status name for someone who owned such land.

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


Similar surnames: Eich, Asch, Pesch, Desch, Eisch, Beach, Mesch, Leach, Gesch, Roch

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Esch Family Origin

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Esch Family Occupations

What did your Esch ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Esch family was Servant. Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Esch. The most common Esch occupation in Canada was Farm Labourer. 33% of Esch's were Farm Labourers.

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  • Farm Labourer

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Servant

    33%

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

Esch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Esch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Esch 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 Esch. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Esch. For the veterans among your Esch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Esch Life Expectancy

What is the average Esch lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Esch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Esch in 1949 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Esch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Esch 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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