Mech Name Meaning

German: from a short form of any of various Germanic personal names beginning with Mag-, for example Magwart. Polish, Czech, and Sorbian: topographic name from Western Slavic mech ‘moss’. Czech (Mech) and Polish (Miech): possibly a derivative of Czech mech ‘skin’ or Polish miech ‘bag’. Americanized spelling of Hungarian Mécs, probably an occupational name for a candle maker, from mécs ‘wick’.

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


Similar surnames: Mach, Pech, Dech, Cech, Jech, Mich, Lech, Pach, Meck, Rech

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Mech Family Origin

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Mech Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Shoe Maker

    17%
  • Teamster

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mech family was Teamster. The most common Mech occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Mech's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mech.

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Mech Historical Records

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Mech Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Mech life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Mech in 1951 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mech

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