Urch Family History

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Urch Name Meaning

English (Somerset): unexplained; possibly a shortened form of Urchfont, name of a place in Wiltshire, which is named with the Old English personal name Eohric + funta ‘spring’, ‘well’. Germanized spelling of Slovenian Urh, from the personal name Urh, Slovenian vernacular form of Ulrik, German Udalrich.

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


Similar surnames: Urich, Urbach, Arch, Burch, Brach, Birch, Ure, Brich, Burck, Murch

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Urch Family Origin

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Urch Family Occupations

What did your Urch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Urch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Urch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Urch family was Clerk In Store. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Urch.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    18%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Clerk In Store

    5%

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

Urch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Urch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Urch 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Urch. 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 Urch. For the veterans among your Urch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Urch Life Expectancy

What is the average Urch lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Urch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Urch in 1963 was 74, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Urch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Urch 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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