Katch Family History

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Katch Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): probably a variant of Katsch, from Polish tkacz ‘weaver’. German: variant spelling of Kätsch, a habitational name from Ketsch in the Palatinate.

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

Similar surnames: Karch, Asch, Kath, Gatch, Patch, Latch, Walch, Karsh, Kasch, Ketch

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Katch Family Origin

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Katch Family Occupations

What did your Katch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Katch. A less common occupation for the Katch family was Retired. The most common Katch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Katch's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Retired


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Katch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Katch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Katch 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 712 immigration records available for the last name Katch. 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 229 military records available for the last name Katch. For the veterans among your Katch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Katch Life Expectancy

What is the average Katch lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Katch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Katch in 1962 was 66, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Katch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Katch 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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