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Loerch Name Meaning

Swiss German (Lörch): nickname for a left-handed or clumsy person, from Middle High German lerz ‘left’, East Franconian lorz.

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


Similar surnames: Lerch, Loesch, Roesch, Horch, Moench, Perch, Loch, Larch, Lech

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Loerch Family Origin

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Loerch Family Occupations

What did your Loerch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Barber and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loerch. A less common occupation for the Loerch family was Carsmith On R.R.. The most common Loerch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Loerch's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Barber

    11%
  • Brick Mason

    11%
  • Carsmith On R.R.

    11%

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

Loerch Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Loerch Life Expectancy

What is the average Loerch lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Loerch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Loerch in 1961 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loerch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loerch 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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