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Bloch Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): regional name for someone in Eastern Europe originating from Italy, from Polish wloch, meaning ‘Italian’ (originally ‘foreigner’). See Vlach. German and Swedish: variant of Block. Danish: from blok ‘block (of wood)’, hence a nickname for a large lumpish person, or from German Block.

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


Similar surnames: Block, Boch, Ploch, Blech, Flach, Loch, Moch, Blocher, Blond, Bock

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Bloch Family Origin

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Bloch Family Occupations

What did your Bloch ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Factor and Watch Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bloch. The most common Bloch occupation in the UK was Factor. 50% of Bloch's were Factors.

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  • Factor

    50%
  • Watch Maker

    50%

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

Bloch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bloch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bloch 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bloch. 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 Bloch. For the veterans among your Bloch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bloch Life Expectancy

What is the average Bloch lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Bloch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bloch in 1947 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bloch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bloch 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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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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