Felch Name Meaning

nickname from Middle High German vals ‘false’. in eastern Germany, from the Slavic personal name Velislav (from velij ‘big’), which became Velisch, Felsch. variant of North German Fölsch, Völsch, based on the Frisian-Low German personal name Fölske, Völske (from the common name component volc ‘people’, ‘tribe’); unrounding of -ö- to -e- changes Fölsch to Felsch.

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


Similar surnames: Kelch, Ferch, Belch, Pech, Pesch, Welch, Flach, Fels, Frech, Walch

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Felch Family Origin

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Felch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farmer Son

    8%
  • Farmre

    8%

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Felch. The most common Felch occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Felch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Felch family was Farmre.

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Between 1961 and 2004, Felch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Felch in 1961 was 25, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Felch

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