Storch Family History

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Storch Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German storch ‘stork’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Storch ‘stork’, one of the many Jewish surnames taken from bird names.

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

Similar surnames: Stork, Stock, Horch, Stich, Stroh, Stauch, Storr, Storer, Storm

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Storch Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Storch name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Storch. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • European Jewish


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Storch Family Origin

Where is the Storch family from?

Storch Family Occupations

What did your Storch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Storch. The most common Storch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Storch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Storch family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Storch ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Storch Historical Records

What Storch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Storch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Storch 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Storch. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Storch. For the veterans among your Storch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Storch Life Expectancy

What is the average Storch lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Storch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Storch in 1943 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Storch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Storch 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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