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Urbach Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of numerous places named Urbach. German: from the personal name Urban with the Slavic suffix -ak (Germanized form -ach). Czech: from a pet form of derivative of the personal name Urban. Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Auerbach.

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


Similar surnames: Orbach, Umbach, Bach, Brach, Erbach, Urch, Urban, Murbach, Urbas

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Where is the Urbach family from?

You can see how Urbach families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Urbach family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Urbach families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 26 Urbach families living in New York. This was about 24% of all the recorded Urbach's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Urbach families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Urbach surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Urbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Urbach. 24% of Urbach men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Urbach women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Urbach were Clerk and Bookkeeper.

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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

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Saleslady
    14%
  • Maid
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    14%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Urbach. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Urbach. For the veterans among your Urbach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Urbach lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Urbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Urbach in 1949 was 57, and 72 in 2004.

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