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

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  • Cabinet Maker

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Compositor

    17%
  • Emumerator

    17%

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

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Blech Historical Records

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Blech Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blech

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