Lach Family History

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Lach Name Meaning

Ukrainian, Belorussian, and Polish: ethnic name from eastern Slavic Lach ‘Pole’. This term is used in Czech to denote the inhabitants of the northeastern part of Moravia, near the Polish border. Slovak, Czech (Moravian), and German (of Slavic origin): from the personal name Lach, a short form of Czech and Slovak (V)ladislav (see Laszlo). Germanized spelling of Slovenian Lah, derivative of Vlah ‘Wallachian’, ‘Vlach’, ‘Romanian’, or more generally denoting any person of foreign origin.

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


Similar surnames: Mach, Bach, Lech, Pach, Vlach, Jach, Wach, Zach, Rach, Flach

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Lach Family Origin

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Lach Family Occupations

What did your Lach ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Lach. 16% of Lach men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Lach women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lach were Carpenter and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Bricklayer
    8%
  • Bust Mfer
    8%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
    40%
  • Baskt Mf
    20%
  • Nun
    20%
  • Saleslady
    20%

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

Lach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Lach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lach 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lach. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Lach. For the veterans among your Lach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lach Life Expectancy

What is the average Lach lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lach in 1957 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lach

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