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Origins of the Koch surname

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About the Kochs

We have a total number of 7140 records for people with the last name Koch.

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Where do most Kochs live?

In 1921, most Kochs lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Kochs

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 1,930 records for the Koch surname. The oldest one dates back to 1579.

Who were Kochs most likely to marry?

Muellers

&

Schmidts

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Kochs.

What are the most common Koch first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Anna
  • Mary

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Koch family members

Common jobs for Kochs

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Kochs in 1921
Child

8

Domestic Servant

8

Dressmaker

8

Infant

8

General Servant Domestic

7

Common Male occupations for Kochs in 1921
Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

92

Farm Hands

73

General Farmers

54

Tinsmiths

46

Semiskilled Mechanics And Repairmen

39

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