Tench Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old French tenche ‘tench’, a kind of freshwater fish; a ‘fat and sleek fish’ according to Reaney and Wilson.

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

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Tench Family Origin

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Tench Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, the most common Tench occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Tench's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tench family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tench.

Source: Census data for Tench | Data not to scale

Tench Historical Records

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Tench Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Tench life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tench in 1954 was 56, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tench

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