Blech Family History

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Blech Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): generally a metonymic occupational name from Middle High German blech ‘sheet metal’; German Blech ‘tin’ or Yiddish blekh, denoting a worker in tin or some other metal.

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

Similar surnames: Bech, Pech, Bloch, Flach, Lech, Bleich, Bleck, Blach, Bluth, Boeck

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Blech Family Origin

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Blech Family Occupations

What did your Blech ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blech family was Emumerator. The most common Blech occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 17% of Blech's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker, Carpenter and Compositor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blech.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Compositor

  • Emumerator


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

Blech Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Blech. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blech 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Blech. 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 Blech. For the veterans among your Blech ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blech Life Expectancy

What is the average Blech lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Blech life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Blech in 1957 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blech

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blech 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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