Urch Family History

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Urch Name Meaning

English (Somerset): unexplained; possibly a shortened form of Urchfont, name of a place in Wiltshire, which is named with the Old English personal name Eohric + funta ‘spring’, ‘well’. Germanized spelling of Slovenian Urh, from the personal name Urh, Slovenian vernacular form of Ulrik, German Udalrich.

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


Similar surnames: Urich, Urbach, Arch, Burch, Brach, Birch, Ure, Brich, Burck, Murch

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Urch Family Origin

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Urch Family Occupations

What did your Urch ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Urch. 50% of Urch men worked as a General Labourer and 78% of Urch women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Urch were Coal Hewer and Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    50%
  • Coal Hewer
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    78%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
    4%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
  • Household Duties
    3%

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

Urch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Urch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Urch 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 931 immigration records available for the last name Urch. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Urch. For the veterans among your Urch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Urch Life Expectancy

What is the average Urch lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Urch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Urch in 1963 was 74, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Urch 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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