Bircher Family History

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Bircher Name Meaning

South German, Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived by a birch tree or in a birch wood, from Middle High German birche ‘birch’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. English: habitational name from Birchover in Derbyshire or Bircher in Hereford, both named as from Old English birce ‘birch’ + ofer ‘ridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Eicher, Bicker, Kircher, Witcher, Kirchner, Birkner, Bracher, Bichler

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Bircher Family Origin

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Bircher Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Butcher

    5%

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

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Bircher Historical Records

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Bircher Life Expectancy

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