Mech Family History

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Mech Name Meaning

German: from a short form of any of various Germanic personal names beginning with Mag-, for example Magwart. Polish, Czech, and Sorbian: topographic name from Western Slavic mech ‘moss’. Czech (Mech) and Polish (Miech): possibly a derivative of Czech mech ‘skin’ or Polish miech ‘bag’. Americanized spelling of Hungarian Mécs, probably an occupational name for a candle maker, from mécs ‘wick’.

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


Similar surnames: Mach, Pech, Dech, Cech, Jech, Mich, Lech, Pach, Meck, Rech

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Mech Family Origin

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Mech Family Occupations

What did your Mech ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mech. A less common occupation for the Mech family was Teamster. The most common Mech occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Mech's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Shoe Maker

    17%
  • Teamster

    17%

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

Mech Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Mech. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mech 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 776 immigration records available for the last name Mech. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mech. For the veterans among your Mech ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mech Life Expectancy

What is the average Mech lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mech life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Mech in 1951 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mech

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mech 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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