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Archer Name Meaning

English: from Old French arch(i)er, Middle English archere, hence an occupational name for an archer. This Norman French word partially replaced the native English word bowman in the 14th century. In North America this surname may have absorbed some cases of European cognates such as French Archier.

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


Similar surnames: Larcher, Arciero, Acker, Hatcher, Archey, Parcher, Arber, Ascher

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Archer Family Origin

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Archer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Archer. A less common occupation for the Archer family was Farming. The most common Archer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Archer's were Farmers.

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Archer Historical Records

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Archer Life Expectancy

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Famous Archer Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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