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Such Name Meaning

English: of Norman origin from Old French souche ‘tree-stump’ identical in meaning with English Stump . The name may have been brought over from some minor French place called La Souche. Polish and Sorbian: shortened form of Suchy or Suchi nicknames meaning ‘thin lean meager’. Alternatively from a short form of a personal name such as Sulisław based on the element sul (from Old Slavic sulijь) meaning ‘good better’. Czech and Slovak (Šuch): probably a nickname from šuch ‘rustle (of leaves or silk)’. Compare Susko

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Suchy, Zuch, Buch, Duch, Bach, Osuch, Auch, Much, Pach, Roch

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Where is the Such family from?

You can see how Such families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Such family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Such families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Such families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 80% of all the recorded Such's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Such families in 1840.
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What did your Such ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Assembler were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Such. 38% of Such men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Such women worked as an Assembler. Some less common occupations for Americans named Such were Farmer and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Assembler
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
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There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Such. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Such 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Such. 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 33,000 military records available for the last name Such. For the veterans among your Such ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Such lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Such life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Such in 1945 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

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