Ketch Family History

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Ketch Name Meaning

English: variant of Kedge, a nickname from Middle English kedge ‘brisk’, ‘lively’, a dialect term confined to East Anglia (probably of Old Norse origin).

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

Similar surnames: Keech, Fitch, Petch, Keetch, Katch, Kelch, Keach, Beach, Hatch, Reach

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Ketch Family Origin

Where is the Ketch family from?

Ketch Family Occupations

What did your Ketch ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Optician, Agl Labr and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ketch. A less common occupation for the Ketch family was Annuitant. The most common Ketch occupation in the UK was Optician. 18% of Ketch's were Opticians.

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  • Optician

  • Agl Labr

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant


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

Ketch Historical Records

What Ketch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Ketch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ketch 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 357 immigration records available for the last name Ketch. 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 Card

There are 766 military records available for the last name Ketch. For the veterans among your Ketch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ketch Life Expectancy

What is the average Ketch lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ketch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ketch in 1957 was 36, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ketch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ketch 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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