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Kusch Family History

Kusch Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Godizo from an ancient Germanic personal name formed with god got ‘god’ which intertwined very early with gōd ‘good’. Germanized form of Sorbian Kuš: from a short form of the personal name Markuš (see Markus ) or from a pet form of Kuba or some other name beginning with Ku-; or alternatively a nickname from kuš ‘tree stump block of wood’. Germanized form of Polish Kusz Czech Kuš and Hungarian Kus .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Kosch, Kausch, Dusch, Rasch, Kasch, Misch, Rush, Pesch, Lutsch, Kus

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Where is the Kusch family from?

You can see how Kusch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kusch family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kusch families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 11 Kusch families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 61% of all the recorded Kusch's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Kusch families in 1911.
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What did your Kusch ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Kusch. 100% of Kusch men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kusch. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kusch. For the veterans among your Kusch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kusch lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kusch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kusch in 1957 was 40, and 84 in 2004.

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