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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 1881, a less common occupation for the Arch family was Jewellery. Labourer and General Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Arch. The most common Arch occupation in Canada was Labourer. 83% of Arch's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    83%
  • General Servant

    8%
  • Jewellery

    8%

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

Arch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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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