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Blaich Family History

Blaich Name Meaning

South German: variant of Bleich .

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


Similar surnames: Bleich, Blick, Laich, Blanck, Brauch, Flach, Lasch, Bloch, Flasch

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Where is the Blaich family from?

You can see how Blaich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blaich family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Blaich families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 47 Blaich families living in New York. This was about 44% of all the recorded Blaich's in USA. New York had the highest population of Blaich families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blaich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blaich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blaich. 29% of Blaich men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Blaich women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blaich were New Worker and Housework. .

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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

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Proprietor
    15%
  • Janitor
    11%
  • New Worker
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    20%
  • Manager
    20%
  • Waitress
    20%
  • Housework
    20%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Blaich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blaich 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 698 immigration records available for the last name Blaich. 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 759 military records available for the last name Blaich. For the veterans among your Blaich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blaich lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Blaich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Blaich in 1962 was 72, and 82 in 2004.

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