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Larch Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a larch tree or a stand of larches Middle High German larche. This surname is also found in England probably taken there from Germany since the tree was not introduced into England until the mid 16th century.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: March, Lerch, Laich, Karch, Barch, Horch, Arch, Lasch, Larche, Kirch

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Where is the Larch family from?

You can see how Larch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Larch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Larch families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Larch families living in Ontario. This was about 44% of all the recorded Larch's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Larch families in 1911.
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What did your Larch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Larch. 25% of Larch men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Larch women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Larch were New Worker and Waitress. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housework
  • Packer
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Larch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Larch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 572 immigration records available for the last name Larch. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Larch. For the veterans among your Larch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Larch lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Larch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Larch in 1961 was 48, and 95 in 2004.

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