Patch Family History

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Patch Name Meaning

Southwestern English: from a medieval personal name of uncertain origin. Compare Pack. Probably an altered spelling of German Pätsch or Petsch (from a pet form of Peter) or of Patsch, which is probably from a Pazzo, short form of a Germanic personal name meaning ‘fight’.

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

Similar surnames: Pach, Pasch, March, Peth, Petch, Pech, Katch, Bach, Gasch, Patz

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Patch Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Patch name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Patch Family Origin

Where is the Patch family from?

Patch Family Occupations

What did your Patch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Patch family was Farm Laborer. The most common Patch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Patch's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Patch.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Patch Historical Records

What Patch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Patch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Patch 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Patch. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Patch. For the veterans among your Patch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Patch Life Expectancy

What is the average Patch lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Patch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1956. The average life expectancy for Patch in 1946 was 67, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Patch 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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