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Latch Name Meaning

variant of Leach 2. topographic name from an Old English element læcc, lecc ‘boggy stream’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Lach Dennis or Lache in Cheshire.

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

Similar surnames: Hatch, Leach, Lynch, March, Plath, Laich, Lach, Patch, Katch, Fitch

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Latch Family Origin

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Latch Family Occupations

What did your Latch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Latch. A less common occupation for the Latch family was Farm Laborer. The most common Latch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Latch's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Latch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Latch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Latch 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 432 immigration records available for the last name Latch. 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 Latch. For the veterans among your Latch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Latch Life Expectancy

What is the average Latch lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Latch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Latch in 1961 was 54, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Latch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Latch 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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