Arch Family History

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Arch Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living by a bridge, from Middle English, Old French arche ‘arch’. Possibly Jewish: a translation into English of Bogen.

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

Similar surnames: March, Auch, Urch, Asch, Ach, Larch, Hatch, Garth, Karch, Roch

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Arch Family Origin

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Arch Family Occupations

What did your Arch ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Carpenter and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Arch. 17% of Arch men worked as a Carpenter and 25% of Arch women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arch were Farmer and Steamster

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Carpenter
  • Barber
  • Epicier
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Photographer
  • Steamster

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

Arch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Arch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arch 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Arch. 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 Arch. For the veterans among your Arch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arch Life Expectancy

What is the average Arch lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Arch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Arch in 1953 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arch 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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