Lorch Family History

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Lorch Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Lorch in the district of Wiesbaden, Hesse.

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


Similar surnames: Horch, Larch, Losch, Lerch, Loch, Lynch, Tosch, Zoch, Moch, Loerch

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Lorch Family Origin

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Lorch Family Occupations

What did your Lorch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lorch family was Cooper. The most common Lorch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 6% of Lorch's were Farmers. Farmer, Grocer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lorch.

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Grocer

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Cooper

    5%

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

Lorch Historical Records

What Lorch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lorch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lorch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Lorch

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lorch. 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 Lorch. For the veterans among your Lorch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lorch Life Expectancy

What is the average Lorch lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lorch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lorch in 1953 was 35, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lorch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lorch 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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