Lach Family History

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Lach Name Meaning

Ukrainian, Belorussian, and Polish: ethnic name from eastern Slavic Lach ‘Pole’. This term is used in Czech to denote the inhabitants of the northeastern part of Moravia, near the Polish border. Slovak, Czech (Moravian), and German (of Slavic origin): from the personal name Lach, a short form of Czech and Slovak (V)ladislav (see Laszlo). Germanized spelling of Slovenian Lah, derivative of Vlah ‘Wallachian’, ‘Vlach’, ‘Romanian’, or more generally denoting any person of foreign origin.

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


Similar surnames: Mach, Bach, Lech, Pach, Vlach, Jach, Wach, Zach, Rach, Flach

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Lach Family Origin

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Lach Family Occupations

What did your Lach ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lach occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Lach's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lach family was Clerk In Grocery. Farmer, Barber and Carpet Manuf. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lach.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Carpet Manuf.

    6%
  • Clerk In Grocery

    6%

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

Lach Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lach Life Expectancy

What is the average Lach lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lach in 1957 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lach 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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