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Wacha Name Meaning

Polish: derivative of Wach. Czech: from a Germanized spelling of Czech Vácha, a pet form of the personal name Václav (see Vacek).

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


Similar surnames: Vacha, Bacha, Macha, Sacha, Wach, Pacha, Lach, Pach, Wachal, Wacek

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Where is the Wacha family from?

You can see how Wacha families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wacha family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Wacha families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Wacha families living in Manitoba. This was about 82% of all the recorded Wacha's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Wacha families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wacha surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wacha ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wacha. 42% of Wacha men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Wacha women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wacha were Farm Laborer and Teacher.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    34%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Servant
    25%
  • Teacher
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wacha. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wacha 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 480 immigration records available for the last name Wacha. 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 849 military records available for the last name Wacha. For the veterans among your Wacha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wacha lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Wacha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Wacha in 1965 was 78, and 84 in 2003.

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