Posch Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): from a pet form of of any of the many personal names composed with Slavic bog ‘god’. South German (Austrian): nickname for a short, stocky person, from Middle High German busch, Bavarian and Austrian bosch ‘shrubbery’. In Tyrol Posch denotes a flowering shrub and appears on house signs. Eastern German, of Slavic origin (also Pösch): from a short form of Peter or any of various other personal names beginning with P-.

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


Similar surnames: Hosch, Pesch, Pach, Gosch, Kosch, Pech, Prosch, Pasch, Losch, Bosch

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Posch Family Origin

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Posch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Copper Smith

    11%
  • Huckster

    11%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Copper Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Posch. The most common Posch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Posch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Posch family was Huckster.

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Between 1958 and 2004, Posch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Posch in 1958 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Posch

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