Blach Family History

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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

What did your Blach ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Button Maker

    17%
  • Clothing Merchant

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Labor

    17%

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

Blach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Blach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blach 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 Blach. 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 Blach. For the veterans among your Blach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blach Life Expectancy

What is the average Blach lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blach 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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