Vlach Name Meaning

from Vlach ‘Italian’, ‘Romanian’, or ‘Wallachian’. This vocabulary word originally meant ‘foreigner’; it is cognate with German welsch meaning ‘Latin’ or ‘Romance-speaking’, and ultimately with Old English wælisc ‘foreign’ and modern English Welsh. At the time when surnames were formed, the Czech word was applied chiefly to Italians, but also to Romanians. from a pet form of any of various personal names beginning with Vla-, for example Vlastislav or Vladislav.

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


Similar surnames: Lach, Flach, Pach, Jach, Stach, Vlad, Bloch, Lace, Slack, Beach

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Vlach Family Origin

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Vlach Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    75%
  • Keeping House

    25%

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In 1880, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Vlach. The most common Vlach occupation in the USA was Laborer. 75% of Vlach's were Laborers.

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Between 1951 and 2004, Vlach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Vlach in 1951 was 47, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vlach

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