Kirch Family History

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Kirch Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German kirche ‘church’, hence a topographic name for someone living by a church or a occupational nickname from someone employed by the church.

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


Similar surnames: Kirsch, Birch, Karch, Hirsch, Horch, Larch, Kach, Eisch, Kirk, Kisch

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Kirch Family Origin

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Kirch Family Occupations

What did your Kirch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirch. A less common occupation for the Kirch family was Barber. The most common Kirch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Kirch's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Barber

    5%

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

Kirch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kirch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kirch 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kirch. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kirch. For the veterans among your Kirch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kirch Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirch lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kirch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kirch in 1955 was 56, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kirch 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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