Roch Family History

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Roch Name Meaning

German and French: from a Germanic personal name of uncertain origin. It may have been originally a byname meaning ‘crow’. Compare Old High German hruoh, Old English hroc, an imitative formation, but Dauzat derives it from a root hroc ‘rest’. The name was fairly common in the Middle Ages and was sometimes bestowed in honor of a 14th-century saint (Latinized name Rochus) of Montpellier, remembered for his miraculous healings during an outbreak of the plague in northern Italy. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Rauch.

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

Similar surnames: Roth, Rock, Rich, Hoch, Roche, Rech, Koch, Roach, Loch, Rach

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Roch Family Origin

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Roch Family Occupations

What did your Roch ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Roch. 24% of Roch men worked as a Farmer and 71% of Roch women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roch were Farmer Retired and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
  • General Labourer
  • Farm Labourer
  • Farmer Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Roch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Roch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roch 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Roch. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Roch. For the veterans among your Roch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roch Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Roch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Roch in 1947 was 37, and 43 in 2004.

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