Latch Family History

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Latch Name Meaning

variant of Leach 2. topographic name from an Old English element læcc, lecc ‘boggy stream’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Lach Dennis or Lache in Cheshire.

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


Similar surnames: Hatch, Leach, Lynch, March, Plath, Laich, Lach, Patch, Katch, Fitch

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Latch Family Origin

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Latch Family Occupations

What did your Latch ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Author and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Latch. 5% of Latch men worked as an Author and 47% of Latch women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Latch were Carpenter joiner and Household Duties (unpaid)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Author
    5%
  • Butchers Roundsman Daughtsman
    5%
  • Captain R F C (retired)
    5%
  • Carpenter joiner
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    47%
  • Domestic
    4%
  • House Wife Heavy Work
    4%
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
    4%

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

Latch Historical Records

What Latch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Latch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Latch 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 432 immigration records available for the last name Latch. 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 Latch. For the veterans among your Latch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Latch Life Expectancy

What is the average Latch lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Latch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Latch in 1961 was 54, and 88 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Latch 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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