Rach Family History

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Rach Name Meaning

from Middle High German rach ‘rough’, ‘stiff’, a nickname for someone affected by hard work, or a topographic name from the same word in the sense ‘steep’, ‘rough’. perhaps in some instances from a Slavic personal name, such as a short form of Radoslav.

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


Similar surnames: Bach, Rich, Rech, Hach, Zach, Rasch, Rath, Lach, Rauch, Brach

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Rach Family Origin

Where is the Rach family from?

Rach Family Occupations

What did your Rach ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Forgeron and Plumber were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rach. The most common Rach occupation in Canada was Forgeron. 75% of Rach's were Forgerons.

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  • Forgeron

    75%
  • Plumber

    25%

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

Rach Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rach Life Expectancy

What is the average Rach lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Rach in 1962 was 77, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rach 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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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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