Poch Family History

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Poch Name Meaning

Catalan: nickname for a small man, from poc ‘little’, which in old Catalan meant also ‘small’ (Latin paucus). German (Bavarian): variant of Boch (see Bock). Respelling of Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) Pokh; unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Pech, Koch, Hoch, Roch, Pock, Ploch, Pach, Pich, Moch, Posch

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Poch Family Origin

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Poch Family Occupations

What did your Poch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, At Home and Lamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poch. A less common occupation for the Poch family was Tailor. The most common Poch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Poch's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • Lamster

  • Tailor


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

Poch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Poch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poch 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Poch. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Poch. For the veterans among your Poch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poch Life Expectancy

What is the average Poch lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Poch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Poch in 1944 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poch 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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