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Fincher Family History

Fincher Name Meaning

English (Buckinghamshire and Worcestershire): unexplained. The surname has not been found earlier than c. 1500.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mincher, Fancher, Mincer, Hancher, Winchel, Fincham, Finner, Wilcher

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Where is the Fincher family from?

You can see how Fincher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fincher family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fincher families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 16 Fincher families living in Georgia. This was about 28% of all the recorded Fincher's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Fincher families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fincher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fincher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fincher. 23% of Fincher men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Fincher women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fincher were Farm Laborer and Seamstress. .

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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 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Fincher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fincher 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fincher. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Fincher. For the veterans among your Fincher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fincher lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fincher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fincher in 1944 was 39, and 72 in 2004.

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