Dachs Family History

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Dachs Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German dahs, German Dachs ‘badger’; in German a nickname for someone thought to resemble a badger or an occupational name for a badger hunter; in Yiddish an ornamental name.

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


Similar surnames: Wachs, Sachs, Drach, Hach, Dach, Dace, Luchs, Kach, Sacks, Dech

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Dachs Family Origin

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Dachs Family Occupations

What did your Dachs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dachs occupation in the USA was Shoemaker. 50% of Dachs's were Shoemakers. Shoemaker and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dachs.

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  • Shoemaker

    50%
  • Tailor

    50%

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Dachs Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dachs. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dachs. For the veterans among your Dachs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dachs Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Dachs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dachs in 1960 was 48, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dachs ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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