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Beecher Name Meaning

Southern English: variant of Beech (see Beach), the -er suffix having a locative sense. Americanized form of German Bücher (cognate with 1) (see Bucher).

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


Similar surnames: Becher, Brecher, Beechler, Bracher, Bechler, Buecker, Buechler

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Beecher Family Origin

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Beecher Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beecher. A less common occupation for the Beecher family was Carpenter. The most common Beecher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Beecher's were Farmers.

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Beecher Historical Records

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Beecher Life Expectancy

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