Loetscher Family History

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Loetscher Name Meaning

German (Lötscher): habitational name from either of two places named Lötsch in the Rhineland.

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

Similar surnames: Letcher, Loescher, Lischer, Buescher, Locher, Leisher, Loeser, Escher

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Loetscher Family Origin

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Loetscher Family Occupations

What did your Loetscher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Loetscher occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Loetscher's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Loetscher. A less common occupation for the Loetscher family was Propr Of Planing Mill.

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  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Propr Of Planing Mill


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Loetscher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Loetscher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loetscher 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Loetscher. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Loetscher. For the veterans among your Loetscher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loetscher Life Expectancy

What is the average Loetscher lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Loetscher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Loetscher in 1955 was 53, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loetscher 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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