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Barch Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from a Low German dialect form of Berg ‘mountain hill’ (see Barg ). This surname is very rare in Germany. Americanized form of Hungarian Barcs: from the old personal name Barcs. Americanized form of German Bartsch . Americanized form of Czech Barč a cognate of German Bartsch .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bach, Burch, Karch, Barca, Birch, Barich, Larch, Barsch, March

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Where is the Barch family from?

You can see how Barch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Barch families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 42 Barch families living in Ontario. This was about 52% of all the recorded Barch's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Barch families in 1911.
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What did your Barch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Barch. 25% of Barch men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Barch women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barch were Salesman and Maid. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Cook
  • Maid
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Barch. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Barch. For the veterans among your Barch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barch lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Barch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Barch in 1953 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

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