Verch Family History

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Verch Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of German Werch, from a Slavic personal name, or in some cases a habitational name from Werchau, Werchow in Brandenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Ferch, Pesch, Lerch, Dersch, Berch, Perch, Pech, Beich, Hersch, Horch

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Verch Family Origin

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Verch Family Occupations

What did your Verch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Verch. The most common Verch occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 43% of Verch's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Verch family was Saloon & Billiards.

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  • Keeping House

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Saloon & Billiards


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

Verch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Verch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Verch 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 503 immigration records available for the last name Verch. 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 488 military records available for the last name Verch. For the veterans among your Verch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Verch Life Expectancy

What is the average Verch lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Verch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Verch in 1957 was 50, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Verch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Verch 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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