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Morsch Family History

Morsch Name Meaning

(also Mörsch) topographic name for someone living near a bog, from an adjectival derivative of German Moor (Middle Low German mor) ‘swamp’, or a habitational name from places called Mörsch in Baden and the Palatinate. variant of Marsch. variant of Mursch.

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


Similar surnames: Marsch, Forsch, Horsch, Mersch, Dorsch, Morasch, Mursch, Moesch

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Where is the Morsch family from?

You can see how Morsch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Morsch family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Morsch families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Morsch family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Morsch's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Morsch families in 1911.
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What did your Morsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Morsch. 35% of Morsch men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Morsch women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morsch were Salesman and Operator.

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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
    35%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Janitor
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    34%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Operator
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Morsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morsch 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 597 immigration records available for the last name Morsch. 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 Morsch. For the veterans among your Morsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Morsch lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Morsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Morsch in 1961 was 61, and 70 in 2004.

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