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Onsch Family History

Onsch Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Oesch, Enoch, Posch, Rasch, Dorsch, Gasch, Dusch, Hosch, Rensch, Esch

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Where is the Onsch family from?

You can see how Onsch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Onsch family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Onsch family living in Mississippi. This was about 50% of all the recorded Onsch's in USA. Mississippi and 1 other state had the highest population of Onsch families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Onsch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Onsch ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 21 census records available for the last name Onsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Onsch 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Onsch. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, 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 Onsch. For the veterans among your Onsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Onsch lifespan?

Average Onsch life expectancy in 1969 was 83 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 71.

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