Blech Family History

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Blech Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): generally a metonymic occupational name from Middle High German blech ‘sheet metal’; German Blech ‘tin’ or Yiddish blekh, denoting a worker in tin or some other metal.

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


Similar surnames: Bech, Pech, Bloch, Flach, Lech, Bleich, Bleck, Blach, Bluth, Boeck

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Blech Family Origin

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Blech Family Occupations

What did your Blech ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Foreman pattern Mar and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Blech. 20% of Blech men worked as a Foreman pattern Mar and 25% of Blech women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blech were Mixed Farmer and Musis Teacher (incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Foreman pattern Mar
    20%
  • General Labourer ironworks
    20%
  • Market Gardener
    20%
  • Mixed Farmer
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    25%
  • Domestic Duties
    13%
  • Gilder pottery
    13%
  • Musis Teacher (incapacitated
    13%

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

Blech Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Blech Life Expectancy

What is the average Blech lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Blech life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Blech in 1957 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blech

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blech 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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