Baruch Family History

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Baruch Name Meaning

Jewish: from the Hebrew male personal name Baruch meaning ‘blessed’, ‘fortunate’. This was borne by a disciple of Jeremiah, the supposed author of one of the books of the Apocrypha.

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

Similar surnames: Boruch, Barich, Barash, Barish, Barch, Baluch, Barach, Borsch, Balch

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Baruch Family Origin

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Baruch Family Occupations

What did your Baruch ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Beerhouse Keeper, Cigar Maker and Cigar Manufacturer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baruch. The most common Baruch occupation in the UK was Beerhouse Keeper. 17% of Baruch's were Beerhouse Keepers. A less common occupation for the Baruch family was General Shop Keeper.

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  • Beerhouse Keeper

  • Cigar Maker

  • Cigar Manufacturer

  • General Shop Keeper


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

Baruch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Baruch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baruch 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Baruch. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Baruch. For the veterans among your Baruch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baruch Life Expectancy

What is the average Baruch lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Baruch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Baruch in 1953 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baruch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baruch 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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