Spach Family History

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Spach Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German spach ‘dry’, ‘bone-dry’, ‘a stick’; perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived in a very dry place, or a nickname for a thin person.

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

Similar surnames: Spath, Speich, Drach, Pech, Speck, Such, Stauch, Beach, Kach, Stich

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Spach Family Origin

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Spach Family Occupations

What did your Spach ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Spach. 21% of Spach men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Spach women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Spach were Salesman and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Textle Worke
  • Housewife

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

Spach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Spach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spach 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 435 immigration records available for the last name Spach. 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 525 military records available for the last name Spach. For the veterans among your Spach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spach Life Expectancy

What is the average Spach lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Spach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Spach in 1958 was 65, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spach 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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