Pouch Family History

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Pouch Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a pouch maker (see Poucher). Polish: possibly a nickname for a shirker, from a derivative of pouchylac sie ‘to avoid one’s duties’, ‘shirk’.

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


Similar surnames: Couch, Pech, Poche, Puch, Losch, Moch, Duch, Paduch, Such, Osuch

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Pouch Family Origin

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Pouch Family Occupations

What did your Pouch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerical were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pouch. 10% of Pouch men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Pouch women worked as a Clerical. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pouch were Foreman and Dressograph Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    10%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • New Worker
    6%
  • Foreman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerical
    8%
  • Clk
    8%
  • Cook
    8%
  • Dressograph Operator
    8%

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

Pouch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pouch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pouch 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 589 immigration records available for the last name Pouch. 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 454 military records available for the last name Pouch. For the veterans among your Pouch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pouch Life Expectancy

What is the average Pouch lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Pouch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pouch in 1957 was 56, and 46 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pouch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pouch 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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