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Kitch Family History

Kitch Name Meaning

English (Somerset): unexplained. Perhaps an Americanized form of German Kitsche, a Silesian and Saxon pet form of Christian.

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


Similar surnames: Kinch, Mitch, Ritch, Kitts, Fitch, Kotch, Kutch, Mich, Zilch, Wich

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Where is the Kitch family from?

You can see how Kitch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kitch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kitch families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 96 Kitch families living in Somerset. This was about 52% of all the recorded Kitch's in United Kingdom. Somerset had the highest population of Kitch families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kitch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kitch ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Plasterer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Kitch. 45% of Kitch men worked as a Plasterer and 78% of Kitch women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kitch were Market Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Dut. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Plasterer
    45%
  • General Labourer
    34%
  • Market Gardener
    23%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    78%
  • Unpaid Domestic Du
    5%
  • Cotton Weaver
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
    3%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Kitch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kitch 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 661 immigration records available for the last name Kitch. 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 Kitch. For the veterans among your Kitch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kitch lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kitch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kitch in 1954 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

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