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Losch Name Meaning

North German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of fine leather, from Middle Low German losche ‘fine leather’. South German (Lösch): variant of Lesch (see Loesch).

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


Similar surnames: Loesch, Hosch, Gosch, Bosch, Lusch, Posch, Lock, Grosch, Loch, Tasch

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Where is the Losch family from?

You can see how Losch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Losch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Losch families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 11 Losch families living in Ontario. This was about 79% of all the recorded Losch's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Losch families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Losch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Losch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Losch. 11% of Losch men worked as a Salesman and 22% of Losch women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Losch were Clerk and Secretary.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    11%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    22%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Typist
    11%
  • Secretary
    11%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Losch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Losch 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Losch. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Losch. For the veterans among your Losch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Losch lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Losch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Losch in 1956 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

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