Erich Family History

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Erich Name Meaning

North German: from the personal name Erich, of Old Norse origin (see Erickson).

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

Similar surnames: Eric, Ehrich, Rich, Erick, Urich, Eirich, Gerich, Krich, Brich, Elich

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Erich Family Origin

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Erich Family Occupations

What did your Erich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Erich. 27% of Erich men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Erich women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Erich were Salesman and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Saleslady
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper

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

Erich Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Erich Life Expectancy

What is the average Erich lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Erich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Erich in 1963 was 77, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erich 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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