Karch Family History

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Karch Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized spelling of Karcz. German: metonymic occupational name for a carter, from Middle High German karrech ‘barrow’, ‘two-wheeled cart’. northern or central German variant of Karg.

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

Similar surnames: Karsch, Karsh, Kirch, Katch, Larch, Barch, Kirsch, Rauch, Karcz, Kach

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Karch Family Origin

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Karch Family Occupations

What did your Karch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karch. The most common Karch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Karch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Karch family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Karch ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Karch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Karch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karch 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Karch. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Karch. For the veterans among your Karch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karch Life Expectancy

What is the average Karch lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Karch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Karch in 1955 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karch 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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