Wach Family History

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Wach Name Meaning

Polish: from a short form of any of various Polish personal names beginning with Wa-, e.g. Waclaw (see Vacek) and Wawrziniec, Polish form of Latin Laurentius (see Lawrence). German (of Slavic origin): from a pet form of Wenzel.

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


Similar surnames: Mach, Pach, Jach, Lach, Gach, Bach, Wacha, Wich, Rach, Zach

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Wach Family Origin

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Wach Family Occupations

What did your Wach ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assistant R O and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wach. 15% of Wach men worked as an Assistant R O and 58% of Wach women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wach were Electrician Shop Repair Work and Unpaid Hereford Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant R O
    15%
  • Bus Driver
    15%
  • Coal Servant (genl Clerk)
    15%
  • Electrician Shop Repair Work
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    58%
  • Retired
    15%
  • Unpaid Domestic Du
    15%
  • Unpaid Hereford Duties
    15%

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

Wach Historical Records

What Wach family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Wach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wach 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Wach. 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 Wach. For the veterans among your Wach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wach Life Expectancy

What is the average Wach lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Wach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Wach in 1949 was 27, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wach 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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