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Urich Name Meaning

German: variant of Ulrich. English: probably from the Old English personal name Wulfric (see Wooldridge). Scottish: reduced form of McUrich, itself a reduced form of McCurrach.

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


Similar surnames: Rich, Urch, Ulrich, Burich, Erich, Urick, Brich, Eurich, Krich, Grice

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Where is the Urich family from?

You can see how Urich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Urich family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Urich families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 13 Urich families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 76% of all the recorded Urich's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Urich families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Urich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Urich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Urich. 22% of Urich men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Urich women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Urich were Truck Driver and Clerk.

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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
    22%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    18%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Urich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Urich 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Urich. 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 Urich. For the veterans among your Urich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Urich lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Urich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Urich in 1955 was 68, and 69 in 2004.

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