Karsh Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Yiddish karsh ‘cherry’. Americanized spelling of German Karsch, Kirch, or Kirsch.

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


Similar surnames: Kersh, Kash, Karash, Karch, Karsch, Kirsh, Larsh, Kirsch, Barsh

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Karsh Family Origin

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Karsh Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • House Carpenter

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Miner

    17%

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In 1880, Farmer, House Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karsh. The most common Karsh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Karsh's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Karsh family was Miner.

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Karsh Historical Records

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Karsh Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Karsh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Karsh in 1958 was 60, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karsh

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