Ferch Name Meaning

German: variant of Ferg. Americanized form of German Förtsch (see Foertsch). Americanized form of German Förch, a habitational name from a place so named, from Old High German word for(a)ha ‘fir tree’. There are several such places in southern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Felch, Perch, Lerch, Horch, Pech, Berch, Forcht, Verch, Beach, Fersch

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Ferch Family Origin

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Ferch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Brick Mason

    6%
  • Broom Maker

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Brick Mason and Broom Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferch. A less common occupation for the Ferch family was Farm Laborer. The most common Ferch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Ferch's were Farmers.

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Ferch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Ferch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Ferch in 1952 was 54, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferch

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