Petch Family History

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Petch Name Meaning

English: variant of Peach. Americanized spelling of German Petsch.

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

Similar surnames: Peach, Patch, Fetch, Perch, Pech, Ketch, Leetch, Beech, Partch, Beach

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Petch Family Origin

Where is the Petch family from?

Petch Family Occupations

What did your Petch ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Petch family was Factory Hand. The most common Petch occupation in Canada was Farmer. 49% of Petch's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Petch.

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  • Farmer

  • School

  • Labourer

  • Factory Hand


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Petch ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Petch Historical Records

What Petch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Petch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petch 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Petch. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Petch. For the veterans among your Petch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petch Life Expectancy

What is the average Petch lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2002, in the United States, Petch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Petch in 1961 was 59, and 62 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Petch ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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