Munch Family History

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Munch Name Meaning

German (Münch) and French (Alsace): variant of Mönch (see Moench). This name is also established in Scandinavia, especially Denmark.

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

Similar surnames: Muench, Much, Musch, Munsch, Murch, Moch, Such, Lynch, Punch, Munce

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Munch Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Munch name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Munch. 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


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Munch Family Origin

Where is the Munch family from?

Munch Family Occupations

What did your Munch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Munch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Munch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Munch family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Munch.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Munch Historical Records

What Munch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Munch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Munch 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Munch. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Munch. For the veterans among your Munch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Munch Life Expectancy

What is the average Munch lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Munch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Munch in 1947 was 34, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Munch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Munch 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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