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Blocher Family History

Blocher Name Meaning
German: from a derivative of Middle High German bloch ‘block of wood’, ‘stocks’, hence presumably a metonymic occupational name for a jailer. See also Block.

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

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10,171 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,272 Military Records
607 Immigration Records
6,985 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Blocher Families

  • Number of Blocher families
     24 - 46
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Blocher families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Blocher last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Blocher census records

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Blocher Family Origin

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Blocher Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Blocher

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Blocher Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Blocher census records

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Blocher Civil War Service Records

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