Walch Family History

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Walch Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Walsh. German: from the personal name Walcho. German: ethnic name, a variant of Wahl 1.

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

Similar surnames: Welch, Wall, Asch, Pach, Masch, Rauch, Wack, Wald, Walck, Tasch

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Walch Family Origin

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Walch Family Occupations

What did your Walch ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Walch. 22% of Walch men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Walch women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Walch were Machinist and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Nurse
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher

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

Walch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 47,000 census records available for the last name Walch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walch 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Walch. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Walch. For the veterans among your Walch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Walch Life Expectancy

What is the average Walch lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Walch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Walch in 1951 was 35, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walch 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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