Loch Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German loch ‘hollow’, ‘valley’, ‘hole’. Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived by a loch or lake, or, according to Black, specifically from Portmore Loch in Eddleston.

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


Similar surnames: Lock, Hoch, Koch, Loh, Moch, Roch, Lech, Zoch, Rock, Horch

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Loch Family Origin

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Loch Family Occupations

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  • Domestic Duties

    4%
  • Farm Servant

    4%
  • Laundress

    4%
  • Seaman

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Loch family was Seaman. The most common Loch occupation in the UK was Domestic Duties. 4% of Loch's were Domestic Dutiess. Domestic Duties, Farm Servant and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loch.

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Loch Historical Records

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Loch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Loch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Loch in 1953 was 49, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loch

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