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Duch Name Meaning

Polish and Ukrainian: nickname from duch ‘spirit’, ‘breath’. Czech: from a short form of the Old Czech personal name Duchoslav, composed of the elements duch ‘spirit’ + slav ‘glory’. Catalan: respelling of Duc, nickname or status name from duc ‘duke’ (see Duke). Dutch: variant of Duyck. East Asian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Duck, Dusch, Such, Duca, Pech, Dech, Duce, Pach, Luca, Puch

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Where is the Duch family from?

You can see how Duch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Duch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Duch families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Duch families living in Maine. This was about 43% of all the recorded Duch's in the USA. Maine had the highest population of Duch families in 1840.
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What did your Duch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Duch. 17% of Duch men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Duch women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Duch were Machinist and Maid.

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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%
  • Farming
    9%
  • Machinist
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    18%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Housework
    14%
  • Maid
    14%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Duch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duch 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Duch. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Duch. For the veterans among your Duch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Duch lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Duch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Duch in 1963 was 74, and 63 in 2004.

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