Poche Family History

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Poche Name Meaning

French: from Old French puche ‘purse’, ‘bag’ (of Germanic origin), a metonymic occupational name for a maker of bags and purses, or a nickname for someone who was in the habit of carrying a distinctive bag or purse. In the Middle Ages this was a universal personal accessory, as clothing with pockets was unknown. In the U.S. this name occurs most frequently in LA.

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


Similar surnames: Roche, Boche, Roch, Ponce, Pech, Buche, Ochs, Porche, Kocher, Bouche

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Poche Family Origin

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Poche Family Occupations

What did your Poche ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Poche family was Cooper. The most common Poche occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Poche's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poche.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Cooper

    5%

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Poche Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Poche. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poche 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Poche. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Poche. For the veterans among your Poche ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poche Life Expectancy

What is the average Poche lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Poche life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Poche in 1955 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poche 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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