Musch Family History

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Musch Name Meaning

North German (Müsch): topographic name meaning ‘bog’, or habitational name from a place called Müsch in the Eifel. Dutch and German: nickname meaning ‘house sparrow’, perhaps given to a busy person or a small, weak man.

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


Similar surnames: Rusch, Dusch, Masch, Busch, Lusch, Misch, Pesch, Musco, Much, Such

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Musch Family Origin

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Musch Family Occupations

What did your Musch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Musch. 20% of Musch men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Musch women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Musch were Farm Operator and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Farm Operator
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Maid
    14%
  • Secretary
    9%

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

Musch Historical Records

What Musch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Musch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Musch 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 932 immigration records available for the last name Musch. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Musch. For the veterans among your Musch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Musch Life Expectancy

What is the average Musch lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Musch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Musch in 1956 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Musch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Musch 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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