Wach Name Meaning

Polish: from a short form of any of various Polish personal names beginning with Wa-, e.g. Waclaw (see Vacek) and Wawrziniec, Polish form of Latin Laurentius (see Lawrence). German (of Slavic origin): from a pet form of Wenzel.

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


Similar surnames: Mach, Pach, Jach, Lach, Gach, Bach, Wacha, Wich, Rach, Zach

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Wach Family Origin

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Wach Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    30%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wach family was Keeping House. Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wach. The most common Wach occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Wach's were Laborers.

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Wach Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Wach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Wach in 1949 was 27, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wach

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