Wallach Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Wallach Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German walhe, walch ‘foreigner from a Romance country’, most probably a nickname for someone from Italy. German: habitational name from Wallach, a place near Wesel. Scottish: variant of Wallace.

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

Similar surnames: Wallace, Wallack, Albach, Walloch, Halbach, Wallick, Walrath, Wallock

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.


Wallach Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Wallach name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Wallach. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

Explore the full experience here
  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Italy


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


Your own DNA-based ethnicity estimate will differ from what you see here. To get your personalized ethnicity estimate, order an AncestryDNA® kit.order an AncestryDNA® kit.

Order a DNA Kit Today

Wallach Family Origin

Where is the Wallach family from?

Wallach Family Occupations

What did your Wallach ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wallach family was Manufacturer. The most common Wallach occupation in the USA was Farmer. 8% of Wallach's were Farmers. Farmer, At Home and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wallach.

View Census data for Wallach | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • Keeps House

  • Manufacturer


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

Wallach Historical Records

What Wallach family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Wallach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wallach census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Wallach

Passenger List

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Wallach. 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.

View all Wallach immigration records

Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Wallach. For the veterans among your Wallach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Wallach military records

You've only scratched the surface of Wallach family history.

Wallach Life Expectancy

What is the average Wallach lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wallach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wallach in 1954 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wallach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wallach 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.

Famous Wallach Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name