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Ulrich Family History

Ulrich Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Ulrich Old High German Odalrīc composed of the elements odal ‘inherited property fortune’ + rīc ‘power’. The name was borne by a 10th-century Christian saint bishop of Augsburg whose fame contributed greatly to the popularity of the personal name in German- and Slavic-speaking areas in the Middle Ages.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Ulbrich, Urich, Rich, Kulich, Urch, Laich, Olbrich, Eirich, Aldrich

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Where is the Ulrich family from?

You can see how Ulrich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ulrich family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ulrich families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 29 Ulrich families living in Ontario. This was about 34% of all the recorded Ulrich's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Ulrich families in 1911.
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What did your Ulrich ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Ulrich. 87% of Ulrich men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    87%
  • Labourer
    14%
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Census Records

There are 76,000 census records available for the last name Ulrich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ulrich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Ulrich. 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 Cards

There are 35,000 military records available for the last name Ulrich. For the veterans among your Ulrich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ulrich lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Ulrich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ulrich in 1940 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

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