Zach Family History

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Zach Name Meaning

German and Czech: from the personal name Zach, a short form of Zacharias. The Czech form is Zachariáš. German: nickname from Middle High German zach ‘tenacious’, ‘stubborn’.

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

Similar surnames: Bach, Zech, Pach, Hach, Rach, Gach, Lach, Zoch, Mach, Zich

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Zach Family Origin

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Zach Family Occupations

What did your Zach ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zach. 31% of Zach men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Zach women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zach were Farming and Assembler

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Foreman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Clerk
  • Assembler

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Zach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Zach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zach 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Zach. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Zach. For the veterans among your Zach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zach Life Expectancy

What is the average Zach lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Zach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Zach in 1949 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

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