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Auch Name Meaning

South German (common in Stuttgart): metonymic occupational name for someone who minded cattle at night, from Middle High German uhte ‘night watch’, ‘night pasture’, or ‘time just before dawn’. Possibly also French: habitational name from the southern town of Auch.

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


Similar surnames: Buch, Tuch, Rauch, Jauch, Asch, Kuch, Mauch, Ruch, Gauch, Arch

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Where is the Auch family from?

You can see how Auch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Auch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Auch families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Auch family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Auch's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Auch families in 1840.
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What did your Auch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Auch. 35% of Auch men worked as a Farmer and 39% of Auch women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Auch were Carpenter and Clerk.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    39%
  • Stenographer
    24%
  • Teacher
    24%
  • Clerk
    16%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Auch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Auch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 748 immigration records available for the last name Auch. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 123,000 military records available for the last name Auch. For the veterans among your Auch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Auch lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Auch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Auch in 1958 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

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