Ulrich Family History

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Ulrich Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Ulrich, Old High German Odalric, composed of the elements odal ‘inherited property’, ‘fortune’ + ric ‘power’. The name was borne by a 10th-century saint, bishop of Augsburg, whose fame contributed greatly to the popularity of the personal name in German- and Slavic-speaking areas in the Middle Ages.

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

Similar surnames: Ulbrich, Urich, Rich, Kulich, Urch, Laich, Olbrich, Eirich, Aldrich

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Ulrich Family Origin

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Ulrich Family Occupations

What did your Ulrich ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assurance Agent and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ulrich. 5% of Ulrich men worked as an Assurance Agent and 48% of Ulrich women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ulrich were Candle Packer (ret and Childrens Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assurance Agent
  • Automobile Engineer
  • Bankers Agent
  • Candle Packer (ret

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Paper Bag Maker
  • Childrens Nurse

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

Ulrich Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 76,000 census records available for the last name Ulrich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ulrich 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 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Ulrich. 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 35,000 military records available for the last name Ulrich. For the veterans among your Ulrich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ulrich Life Expectancy

What is the average Ulrich lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Ulrich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ulrich in 1940 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ulrich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ulrich 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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