Ochs Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Ochs ‘ox’, Middle High German ohse; probably a nickname for a strong or lumbering individual, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who tended or drove oxen, or for a cattle dealer. In some cases the surname was a habitational name derived from an inn sign. As a Jewish name it is often ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Fuchs, Oss, Dachs, Wachs, Sachs, Zoch, Och, Fochs, Kuhs, Ruhs

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Ochs Family Origin

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Ochs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ochs. The most common Ochs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Ochs's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ochs family was Cabinet Maker.

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Ochs Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Ochs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ochs in 1947 was 65, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ochs

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