Lech Name Meaning

Polish and Czech: from the personal name Lech, often chosen as a patriotic name among Poles. According to Slavic legend, three brothers, Lech, Czech, and Rus, founded the nations of the Poles, Czechs, and Russians respectively. In Czech the term Lech denotes a Pole. North German: from a byname for a mean person, from Middle Low German lech ‘low’, ‘bad’, ‘mean’.

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


Similar surnames: Lach, Pech, Mech, Cech, Dech, Loch, Rech, Zech, Leach, Lerch

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Lech Family Origin

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Lech Family Occupations

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  • Surveyor Of Taxes Inland Rev (CS)

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In 1881, the most common Lech occupation in the UK was Surveyor Of Taxes Inland Rev (CS). 100% of Lech's were Surveyor Of Taxes Inland Rev (CS)s.

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Lech Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Lech life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Lech in 1955 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lech

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