Blach Family History

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Blach Name Meaning

possibly a descriptive nickname from the dialect word blach ‘birthmark’. alternatively perhaps a metonymic occupational name from Old Polish blach ‘skeet iron’, ‘metal fittings’.

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


Similar surnames: Flach, Blanch, Black, Blech, Bloch, Beach, Brack, Place, Bach, Bench

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Blach Family Origin

Where is the Blach family from?

Blach Family Occupations

What did your Blach ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Blach. 4% of Blach men worked as a General Labourer and 56% of Blach women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blach were Apprentice Camera Operator Photo Lithographer and Retired

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    4%
  • Bricklayer
    3%
  • Aircraft Weaver Or Inspec
    2%
  • Apprentice Camera Operator Photo Lithographer
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    56%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
    3%
  • Retired
    3%

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

Blach Historical Records

What Blach family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Blach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blach 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Blach. 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 724 military records available for the last name Blach. For the veterans among your Blach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blach Life Expectancy

What is the average Blach lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Blach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Blach in 1964 was 53, and 81 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blach 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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