Limbach Family History

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Limbach Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of numerous places in Germany so named with Germanic lindo ‘lime tree’ + bach ‘stream’. Several of these places are in areas such as the Palatinate, which contributed heavily to early German immigration to America.

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

Similar surnames: Leimbach, Laubach, Limburg, Leinbach, Ibach, Weisbach, Lembeck

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Limbach Family Origin

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Limbach Family Occupations

What did your Limbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Limbach occupation in the UK was Baker. 25% of Limbach's were Bakers. Baker, Journeyman Pork Butcher and Pork Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Limbach. A less common occupation for the Limbach family was Pork Butcheress.

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  • Baker

  • Journeyman Pork Butcher

  • Pork Butcher

  • Pork Butcheress


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Limbach ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Limbach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Limbach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Limbach 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 688 immigration records available for the last name Limbach. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Limbach. For the veterans among your Limbach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Limbach Life Expectancy

What is the average Limbach lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Limbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Limbach in 1950 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Limbach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Limbach 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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