Punch Family History

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Punch Name Meaning

English: variant of Points 1. The surname now occurs chiefly in Ireland, having been taken there in the late 13th century.

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

Similar surnames: Lynch, Pusch, Bunch, Punt, Petch, Munch, Rench, Sutch, Winch, Pinch

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Punch Family Origin

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Punch Family Occupations

What did your Punch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Punch family was Coal Miner. The most common Punch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Punch's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Punch.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Coal Miner


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

Punch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Punch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Punch 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 Punch. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Punch. For the veterans among your Punch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Punch Life Expectancy

What is the average Punch lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Punch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Punch in 1954 was 17, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Punch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Punch 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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