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Auchter Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for someone who minded cattle at night, from Middle High German uhte ‘night watch’, ‘night pasture’, or ‘time just before dawn’. Scottish: topographic name from Gaelic uachdar ‘upland’, ‘summit’, or a habitational name from a place in Perthshire named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Ascher, Achter, Bucher, Fichter, Buchner, Taucher, Kucher, Kuchler

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Auchter Family Origin

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Auchter Family Occupations

What did your Auchter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Auchter occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Auchter's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Auchter. A less common occupation for the Auchter family was Blacksmith.

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    10%

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Auchter Historical Records

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Auchter Life Expectancy

What is the average Auchter lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, Auchter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Auchter in 1950 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

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