Flach Family History

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Flach Name Meaning

nickname (especially in the Silesian-Bohemian area) from Czech Vlach ‘foreigner’, denoting specifically someone who spoke a Romance language, in particular an Italian. topographic name for someone living in flat terrain, from Middle Low German vlak ‘flat’, or a nickname for a superficial or silly person, from the same word in the sense ‘shallow’. metonymic occupational name for a blacksmith, from Middle High German vlach ‘smooth’, ‘straight’. It is recorded as a surname in Bavaria around 1500.

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

Similar surnames: Flath, Flack, Flasch, Lach, Vlach, Flash, Blach, Slack, Hach, Loch

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Flach Family Origin

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Flach Family Occupations

What did your Flach ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Flach. 60% of Flach men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Flach Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Flach. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Flach. For the veterans among your Flach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flach Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Flach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Flach in 1949 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

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