Blach Name Meaning

possibly a descriptive nickname from the dialect word blach ‘birthmark’. alternatively perhaps a metonymic occupational name from Old Polish blach ‘skeet iron’, ‘metal fittings’.

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


Similar surnames: Flach, Blanch, Black, Blech, Bloch, Beach, Brack, Place, Bach, Bench

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Blach Family Origin

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Blach Family Occupations

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  • Button Maker

    17%
  • Clothing Merchant

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Labor

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blach family was Labor. The most common Blach occupation in the USA was Button Maker. 17% of Blach's were Button Makers. Button Maker, Clothing Merchant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blach.

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Blach Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2003, Blach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Blach in 1964 was 53, and 81 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blach

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