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Luscher Name Meaning

German (Lüscher): habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Lüsche (see Lusch), or topographic name for someone living among reeds.

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


Similar surnames: Buscher, Buescher, Letcher, Lusch, Lischer, Ruscher, Rusher, Escher

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Where is the Luscher family from?

You can see how Luscher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Luscher family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Luscher families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 16 Luscher families living in Illinois. This was about 21% of all the recorded Luscher's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Luscher families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Luscher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Luscher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Practical Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Luscher. 16% of Luscher men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Luscher women worked as a Practical Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Luscher were Salesman and Stenographer.

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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

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Farm Operator
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Practical Nurse
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Saleslady
    15%
  • Stenographer
    15%
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What Luscher family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Luscher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luscher 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Luscher. 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 561 military records available for the last name Luscher. For the veterans among your Luscher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Luscher lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Luscher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Luscher in 1960 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

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