Cech Family History

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Cech Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Cech): ethnic name meaning ‘Czech’, used in particular to distinguish a native or inhabitant of Bohemia (Czech Cechy) from Slovaks, Moravians, and other ethnic groups, or a speaker of the Czech language as opposed to German. The word itself is of unknown origin. Czech and Slovak: from a short form of the personal name Cechoslav. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Zech.

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

Similar surnames: Mech, Czech, Pech, Lech, Dech, Rech, Zech, Such, Cece, Duch

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Cech Family Origin

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Cech Family Occupations

What did your Cech ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Brewery Clerk and Shorthand Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cech. 34% of Cech men worked as a Brewery Clerk and 50% of Cech women worked as a Shorthand Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cech were Journeyman Tailor Ladies and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Brewery Clerk
  • Commercial Traveller
  • Journeyman Tailor Ladies

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Shorthand Typist
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Cech Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cech Life Expectancy

What is the average Cech lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Cech life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Cech in 1947 was 28, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cech

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cech 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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