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Fichter Family History

Fichter Name Meaning
topographic name for someone who lived near pine trees (originally bei den Fichten, Feichten, or Feuchten), from Old High German fiohta. The vowel of the first syllable underwent a variety of changes in different dialects.habitational name deriving from places named with this word in Württemberg, Bavaria, Saxony, or Austria.

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

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Name Distribution of Fichter Families

  • Number of Fichter families
     25 - 48
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Fichter families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Fichter last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Fichter Family Origin

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Fichter Immigration Information

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Fichter Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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