Kelch Name Meaning

nickname from Middle High German kelch ‘double chin’, ‘goiter’. from another meaning of Middle High German kelch ‘glass’, ‘chalice’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a chalice maker or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a chalice.

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


Similar surnames: Felch, Belch, Kell, Krech, Pech, Kirch, Delph, Welch, Bech, Pesch

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Kelch Family Origin

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Kelch Family Occupations

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  • Dressmaker

    33%
  • Stoker In Cotton Mill

    33%
  • Woolen Operative

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kelch family was Woolen Operative. The most common Kelch occupation in the UK was Dressmaker. 33% of Kelch's were Dressmakers. Dressmaker and Stoker In Cotton Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kelch.

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Kelch Historical Records

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Kelch Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Kelch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kelch in 1942 was 23, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kelch

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