Zach Name Meaning

German and Czech: from the personal name Zach, a short form of Zacharias. The Czech form is Zachariáš. German: nickname from Middle High German zach ‘tenacious’, ‘stubborn’.

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


Similar surnames: Bach, Zech, Pach, Hach, Rach, Gach, Lach, Zoch, Mach, Zich

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Zach Family Origin

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Zach Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Bakery

    6%
  • Carriage Painter

    6%
  • Coal Operator

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Bakery and Carriage Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zach. The most common Zach occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Zach's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zach family was Coal Operator.

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Zach Historical Records

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Zach Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Zach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Zach in 1949 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zach

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