Turchin Family History

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Turchin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), Russian, and Ukrainian: nickname or ethnic name from Russian turchin, Ukrainian turchyn ‘Turk’ (see Turk). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Turchiny or Turchino in Belarus.

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


Similar surnames: Turin, Turczyn, Turco, Duchin, Turpin, Tolchin, Turi, Sutphin, Aucoin

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Turchin Family Origin

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Turchin Family Occupations

What did your Turchin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Turchin. 27% of Turchin men worked as a Salesman and 30% of Turchin women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Turchin were Presser and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    27%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Presser
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    30%
  • Bookkeeper
    30%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Secretary
    20%

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

Turchin Historical Records

What Turchin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Turchin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Turchin 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 316 immigration records available for the last name Turchin. 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 280 military records available for the last name Turchin. For the veterans among your Turchin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Turchin Life Expectancy

What is the average Turchin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Turchin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Turchin in 1958 was 57, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Turchin

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