Porch Name Meaning

Variant of North German Borch (a variant of Burg) or of Porsch (see Borsch 2).

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


Similar surnames: Porche, Porsch, Poarch, Poch, Porth, Berch, Losch, Roch, Korch, Mosch

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Porch Family Origin

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Porch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Laundress

    8%
  • Mason

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Porch occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Porch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Porch family was Labourer. Farmer, Laundress and Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Porch.

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Porch Historical Records

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Porch Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Porch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Porch in 1942 was 37, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Porch

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