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Zech Family History

Zech Name Meaning
nickname from Middle High German zæhe, zæch ‘tenacious’.from a short form of the personal name Zacharias.

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

52,872 Historical Documents with Zech on Ancestry.com
17,629 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,105 Military Records
1,423 Immigration Records
5,589 Census and Voter Lists
22,126 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Zech Families

  • Number of Zech families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Zech last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Zech census records

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Zech Family Origin

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Zech Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Zech

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Zech Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Zech census records

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Zech Civil War Service Records

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