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Zich Name Meaning

Czech: from a short form of the personal name Zikmund, Czech form of Siegmund.

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


Similar surnames: Zach, Mich, Rich, Wich, Zech, Zych, Zilch, Duch, Pach, Mick

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Where is the Zich family from?

You can see how Zich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zich family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Zich families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Zich families living in Alberta. This was about 60% of all the recorded Zich's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Zich families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zich. 43% of Zich men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Zich women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zich were Clerk and Stenographer.

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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
    43%
  • Machinist
    15%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    50%
  • Waitress
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Stenographer
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zich 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 493 immigration records available for the last name Zich. 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 487 military records available for the last name Zich. For the veterans among your Zich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zich lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Zich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Zich in 1954 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

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