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Larsh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Larsch, a vernacular short form of the personal name Laurentius (see Lawrence).

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

Similar surnames: Larish, Karsh, Lash, Barsh, Harsh, Mars, Karch, Flash, Larch, Maish

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Where is the Larsh family from?

You can see how Larsh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Larsh family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Larsh families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 34 Larsh families living in Ontario. This was about 87% of all the recorded Larsh's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Larsh families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Larsh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Larsh ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Larsh. 55% of Larsh 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
  • Farmers Son
  • Machine Operator
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Larsh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Larsh census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 451 immigration records available for the last name Larsh. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Larsh lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Larsh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Larsh in 1959 was 43, and 62 in 2004.

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