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Albach Name Meaning

German: habitational name taken from the name of a stream (Middle High German bach), of which there are several examples. The surname is Americanized as Alpaugh and Al(l)baugh.

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


Similar surnames: Halbach, Kalbach, Bach, Laubach, Flach, Kalmbach, Marbach, Balbach

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Where is the Albach family from?

You can see how Albach families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Albach family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Albach families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 5 Albach families living in Lancashire. This was about 83% of all the recorded Albach's in the UK. Lancashire had the highest population of Albach families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Albach surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Albach ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Albach. 22% of Albach men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Albach women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Albach were Painter and Bookkeeper.

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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

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Truck Driver
    16%
  • Proprietor
    16%
  • Painter
    16%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    17%
  • New Worker
    17%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Bookkeeper
    13%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Albach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Albach 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 528 immigration records available for the last name Albach. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 835 military records available for the last name Albach. For the veterans among your Albach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Albach lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Albach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Albach in 1954 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

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