Lerch Family History

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Lerch Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German lerche, German Lerche ‘lark’, probably a nickname for someone with a good singing voice, or a metonymic occupational name for a bird-catcher. As a Jewish surname, it is most probably ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Larch, Pech, Lersch, Perch, Karch, Horch, Loerch, Ferch, Lerche, Lech

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Lerch Family Origin

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Lerch Family Occupations

What did your Lerch ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Lerch. 70% of Lerch men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    70%
  • F Labourer
    16%
  • Labourer
    16%

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

Lerch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Lerch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lerch 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 Lerch. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Lerch. For the veterans among your Lerch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lerch Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lerch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lerch in 1944 was 24, and 70 in 2004.

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