Fetsch Family History

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Fetsch Name Meaning

German (Swabia): topographic name for someone who lived in an area of marsh or moorland, from Swabian Fätsche ‘marsh’. Swiss German: occupational nickname for a mountain farmer, from Alemannic fätsche ‘mountain hay’.

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

Similar surnames: Letsch, Fersch, Wetsch, Reisch, Desch, Frosch, Pesch, Frisch, Mersch

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Fetsch Family Origin

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Fetsch Family Occupations

What did your Fetsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fetsch occupation in the USA was Broom Maker. 11% of Fetsch's were Broom Makers. A less common occupation for the Fetsch family was Black Smith In Mill. Broom Maker, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fetsch.

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  • Broom Maker

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Black Smith In Mill


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

Fetsch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fetsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fetsch 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 363 immigration records available for the last name Fetsch. 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 447 military records available for the last name Fetsch. For the veterans among your Fetsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fetsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Fetsch lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Fetsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Fetsch in 1959 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fetsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fetsch 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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