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Beich Name Meaning

Possibly a variant of German Bauch or a respelling of German Beiche, a habitational name from Beicha or Beucha, both on the Saale river, or from Beichau in Silesia.

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


Similar surnames: Teich, Deich, Eich, Belch, Bech, Bench, Reich, Yeich, Brich, Berch

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Where is the Beich family from?

You can see how Beich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beich family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Beich families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Beich family living in Indiana. This was about 25% of all the recorded Beich's in USA. Indiana and 3 other states had the highest population of Beich families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Beich. 37% of Beich men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Beich women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beich were Mechanic and Maker. .

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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
    37%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Mechanic
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • General Housework
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Maker
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Beich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beich 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 665 immigration records available for the last name Beich. 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 415 military records available for the last name Beich. For the veterans among your Beich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beich lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Beich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Beich in 1948 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

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