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Jach Family History

Jach Name Meaning

Polish, Czech, and German (of Slavic origin): from the personal name Jach, a pet form of various names beginning with Ja-, principally Jan (see John), Jakub (see Jacob), and, in Polish, Jacenty (see Jacek).

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


Similar surnames: Mach, Pach, Wach, Lach, Jech, Bach, Gach, Jack, Hach, Rach

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Where is the Jach family from?

You can see how Jach families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jach family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Jach families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Jach families living in Wisconsin. This was about 50% of all the recorded Jach's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Jach families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jach surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jach ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jach. 48% of Jach men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Jach women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jach were Clerk and House Work.

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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
    48%
  • Labor
    18%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Teacher
    34%
  • House Work
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Jach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jach 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 663 immigration records available for the last name Jach. 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 638 military records available for the last name Jach. For the veterans among your Jach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jach lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2002, in the United States, Jach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Jach in 1959 was 39, and 87 in 2002.

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