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Lich Surname Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named of which the largest is in Hesse.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Eich, Rich, Pich, Licht, Lind, Wich, Loch, Lier, Lach, Elich

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Where is the Lich family from?

You can see how Lich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lich family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lich families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Lich families living in Middlesex. This was about 35% of all the recorded Lich's in United Kingdom. Middlesex had the highest population of Lich families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lich. 26% of Lich men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Lich women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lich were Carpenter and Housework. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • House Work
    18%
  • Housekeeper
    18%
  • Seamstress
    18%
  • Housework
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 665 immigration records available for the last name Lich. 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 Cards

There are 12,000 military records available for the last name Lich. For the veterans among your Lich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lich lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lich in 1963 was 76, and 87 in 2004.

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