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Pach Family History

Pach Name Meaning

Polish, Czech, and Eastern German: from a pet form of any of various personal names beginning with Pa-, for example local forms of Paul or any of the Old Slavic names represented by Czech Paceslav and Polish Pakoslaw (see Pacek). German: from a pet form of the personal name Bartholomäus (see Bartholomew). South German: variant of Bach.

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


Similar surnames: Mach, Bach, Jach, Wach, Pech, Pac, Lach, Zach, Hach, Gach

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Where is the Pach family from?

You can see how Pach families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pach family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pach families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Pach family living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Pach's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Pach families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pach surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pach ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pach. 28% of Pach men worked as a Farmer and 32% of Pach women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pach were Laborer and Maid.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Proprietor
    14%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    32%
  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Stenographer
    22%
  • Maid
    16%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pach. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pach. For the veterans among your Pach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pach lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Pach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Pach in 1958 was 50, and 64 in 2004.

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