Cech Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Cech): ethnic name meaning ‘Czech’, used in particular to distinguish a native or inhabitant of Bohemia (Czech Cechy) from Slovaks, Moravians, and other ethnic groups, or a speaker of the Czech language as opposed to German. The word itself is of unknown origin. Czech and Slovak: from a short form of the personal name Cechoslav. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Zech.

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


Similar surnames: Mech, Czech, Pech, Lech, Dech, Rech, Zech, Such, Cece, Duch

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Cech Family Origin

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Cech Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Mason Tender

    13%
  • Saloon Keeper

    13%

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In 1880, the most common Cech occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Cech's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cech family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Carpenter and Mason Tender were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cech.

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Cech Historical Records

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Cech Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Cech life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Cech in 1947 was 28, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cech

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