Mesch Family History

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Mesch Name Meaning

German and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a brazier, from Middle High German mess(e), Yiddish mesh ‘brass’. German: variant of Mersch.

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

Similar surnames: Masch, Mersch, Mensch, Pech, Meth, Desch, Esch, Pesch, Dersch, Gesch

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Mesch Family Origin

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Mesch Family Occupations

What did your Mesch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mesch. 9% of Mesch men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Mesch women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mesch were Engineer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Engineer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Housewife

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

Mesch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mesch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mesch 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 649 immigration records available for the last name Mesch. 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 669 military records available for the last name Mesch. For the veterans among your Mesch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mesch Life Expectancy

What is the average Mesch lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mesch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mesch in 1963 was 67, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mesch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mesch 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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