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

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Carpet Manuf.

    6%
  • Clerk In Grocery

    6%

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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Lach Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lach

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