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Grech Family History

Grech Name Meaning

Maltese: unexplained. Polish or eastern German (Sorbian): from Grech, a vernacular pet form (in Silesia and elsewhere) of the Latin personal name Gregorius (see Gregory).

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


Similar surnames: Groch, Greth, Rech, Krech, Pech, Grosh, Kresch, Piech, Gosch, Greco

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Where is the Grech family from?

You can see how Grech families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grech family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Grech families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Grech family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Grech's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Grech families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Grech surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Grech ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Grech. 35% of Grech men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Grech women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grech were Painter and Housewife.

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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
    35%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Machine Operator
    8%
  • Painter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Wrapper
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Housewife
    19%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Grech. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grech 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Grech. 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 Grech. For the veterans among your Grech ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Grech lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Grech life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Grech in 1951 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

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