Muench Family History

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Muench Name Meaning

German (Münch) and French (Alsace): see Munch.

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

Similar surnames: Munch, Moench, Murch, Muenks, Menth, Murach, Mursch, Rench, Miesch

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Muench Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Muench name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Muench. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Muench Family Origin

Where is the Muench family from?

Muench Family Occupations

What did your Muench ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Muench family was Bookkeeper. The most common Muench occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Muench's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Muench.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Bookkeeper


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

Muench Historical Records

What Muench family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Muench. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Muench 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Muench. 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 Muench. For the veterans among your Muench ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Muench Life Expectancy

What is the average Muench lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Muench life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Muench in 1944 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Muench

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Muench 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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