Karch Family History

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Karch Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized spelling of Karcz. German: metonymic occupational name for a carter, from Middle High German karrech ‘barrow’, ‘two-wheeled cart’. northern or central German variant of Karg.

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

Similar surnames: Karsch, Karsh, Kirch, Katch, Larch, Barch, Kirsch, Rauch, Karcz, Kach

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Karch Family Origin

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Karch Family Occupations

What did your Karch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Karch. 20% of Karch men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Karch women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Karch were Mechanic and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk

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

Karch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Karch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karch 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 Karch. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Karch. For the veterans among your Karch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karch Life Expectancy

What is the average Karch lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Karch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Karch in 1955 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karch 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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