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Bauch Family History

Bauch Name Meaning

German: nickname for a fat man from Middle High German būch ‘belly paunch’ or from a homonym meaning ‘stick cudgel’.

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


Similar surnames: Buch, Brauch, Gauch, Mauch, Rauch, Bach, Bruch, Jauch, Auch, Bausch

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Where is the Bauch family from?

You can see how Bauch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bauch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bauch families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 12 Bauch families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 92% of all the recorded Bauch's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Bauch families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bauch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bauch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bauch. 17% of Bauch men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Bauch women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bauch were Truck Driver and Cook. .

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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
    17%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Cook
    7%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Bauch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bauch 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bauch. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Bauch. For the veterans among your Bauch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bauch lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bauch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Bauch in 1957 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

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