Emch Family History

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Emch Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of German Emich, a reduced form of Emmerich.

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

Similar surnames: Emich, Eich, Pech, Emrich, Esch, Pach, Ruch, Pesch, Asch, Enck

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Emch Family Origin

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Emch Family Occupations

What did your Emch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Emch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Emch's were Farmers. Farmer, Farms and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emch. A less common occupation for the Emch family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Farms

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Emch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Emch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emch 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 364 immigration records available for the last name Emch. 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 883 military records available for the last name Emch. For the veterans among your Emch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emch Life Expectancy

What is the average Emch lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Emch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Emch in 1948 was 52, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emch 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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