Mursch Family History

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Mursch Name Meaning

German: nickname for a frail person, from Middle High German mursch ‘brittle’.

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

Similar surnames: Murch, Morsch, Musch, Bursch, Mersch, Marsch, Dersch, Fersch, Rusch

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Mursch Family Origin

Where is the Mursch family from?

Mursch Family Occupations

What did your Mursch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House and Boiler Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mursch. The most common Mursch occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 50% of Mursch's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Mursch family was Hotel Keeper.

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  • Keeping House

  • Boiler Maker

  • Hotel Keeper


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mursch ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mursch Historical Records

What Mursch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mursch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mursch 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 307 immigration records available for the last name Mursch. 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 468 military records available for the last name Mursch. For the veterans among your Mursch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mursch Life Expectancy

What is the average Mursch lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Mursch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Mursch in 1953 was 28, and 71 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mursch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mursch 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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