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Kach Surname Meaning

North German: topographic name from Middle Low German kach ‘pillory’ probably for someone whose house was situated near a punishing post or who was involved with work related to it. Americanized form of Czech Káč: nickname from káča ‘duck’. Compare Katch . Americanized form of Slovenian Kač: nickname from dialect kač ‘snake’ perhaps denoting a malicious person. Compare Katch .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bach, Zach, Rach, Koch, Gach, Krach, Hach, Karch, Ach, Kath

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Where is the Kach family from?

You can see how Kach families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kach family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kach families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Kach families living in Essex. This was about 50% of all the recorded Kach's in United Kingdom. Essex had the highest population of Kach families in 1891.
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What did your Kach ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Kach. 100% of Kach men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Kach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kach 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 Kach. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, 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 Kach. For the veterans among your Kach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kach lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kach in 1955 was 51, and 42 in 2004.

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