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Mach Family History

Mach Name Meaning

Czech, Polish, Ukrainian, and eastern German (of Slavic origin): from the personal name Mach, a pet form of a vernacular derivative of Latin Matthaeus or Mathias (Czech Matej, Polish Maciej, etc. (see Matthew)). In some cases, the Czech and Polish names represent pet forms of other names beginning with Ma-, for example Marek (see Mark) or Martin. possibly also an Americanized spelling of Hungarian Mács, from a pet form of Máté or Mátyás, Hungarian forms of Matthew. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained. Vietnamese, Cambodian, or other Southeast Asian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Mech, Pach, Macha, Bach, Lach, Wach, Jach, Macho, Mace, Mich

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Where is the Mach family from?

You can see how Mach families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mach family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mach families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Mach families living in Manitoba. This was about 24% of all the recorded Mach's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Mach families in 1911.
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What did your Mach ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mach. 56% of Mach men worked as a Farmer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    56%
  • Labourer
    17%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Clerk
    12%
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Mach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mach 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Mach. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Mach. For the veterans among your Mach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mach lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Mach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mach in 1952 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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