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Katcher Family History

Katcher Name Meaning

Americanized form of Czech Kačer or Slovak Káčer (see Kacer ) and of Polish Rusyn (from Poland) and Jewish (from Poland) Kaczor all meaning ‘drake male duck’.

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

Similar surnames: Kacher, Kater, Keicher, Kaucher, Karcher, Ketcher, Kircher, Karchner

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Where is the Katcher family from?

You can see how Katcher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Katcher family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Katcher families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Katcher family living in Missouri. This was 100% of all the recorded Katcher's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Katcher families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Katcher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Katcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Katcher. 19% of Katcher men worked as a Salesman and 17% of Katcher women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Katcher were Clerk and Saleslady. .

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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

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Katcher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Katcher 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 546 immigration records available for the last name Katcher. 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 638 military records available for the last name Katcher. For the veterans among your Katcher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Katcher lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Katcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Katcher in 1945 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

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