Barch Family History

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Barch Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from a Low German dialect form of Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ (see Barg). Americanized spelling of Hungarian Barcs, from the personal name Barcs.

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

Similar surnames: Bach, Burch, Karch, Barca, Birch, Barich, Larch, Barsch, March

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Barch Family Origin

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Barch Family Occupations

What did your Barch ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Barch family was Railway Porter At Home Engineer. Boot Maker, Cabinet Maker and Ladder & Engineers Handle Maker Employing 1 Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barch. The most common Barch occupation in the UK was Boot Maker. 20% of Barch's were Boot Makers.

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  • Boot Maker

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Ladder & Engineers Handle Maker Employing 1 Man

  • Railway Porter At Home Engineer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Barch ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Barch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Barch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barch 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Barch. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Barch. For the veterans among your Barch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barch Life Expectancy

What is the average Barch lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Barch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Barch in 1953 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barch 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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