Kelsh Family History

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Kelsh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Koelsch.

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

Similar surnames: Welsh, Kersh, Kelsch, Mesh, Esh, Karsh, Kash, Kalish, Kees, Keas

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Kelsh Family Origin

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Kelsh Family Occupations

What did your Kelsh ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Kelsh.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kelsh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kelsh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kelsh 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 446 immigration records available for the last name Kelsh. 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 361 military records available for the last name Kelsh. For the veterans among your Kelsh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kelsh Life Expectancy

What is the average Kelsh lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kelsh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kelsh in 1964 was 68, and 55 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kelsh 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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