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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

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    10%

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

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Auchter Historical Records

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Auchter Life Expectancy

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