Lerch Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German lerche, German Lerche ‘lark’, probably a nickname for someone with a good singing voice, or a metonymic occupational name for a bird-catcher. As a Jewish surname, it is most probably ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Larch, Pech, Lersch, Perch, Karch, Horch, Loerch, Ferch, Lerche, Lech

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Lerch Family Origin

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Lerch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Lerch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Lerch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lerch family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lerch.

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Lerch Historical Records

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Lerch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Lerch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lerch in 1944 was 24, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lerch

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