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Bleacher Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Bleicher or Dutch Bleecker, although it could also be a palatalized variant of English Blacker. All three names denote someone whose job was to bleach cloth.

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


Similar surnames: Bleicher, Becher, Beecher, Bacher, Blacker, Blecker, Blacher, Letcher

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Bleacher Family Origin

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Bleacher Family Occupations

What did your Bleacher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Working In Mines, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bleacher. The most common Bleacher occupation in the USA was Working In Mines. 27% of Bleacher's were Working In Miness. A less common occupation for the Bleacher family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Working In Mines

    27%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bleacher ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bleacher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bleacher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bleacher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bleacher. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bleacher. For the veterans among your Bleacher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bleacher Life Expectancy

What is the average Bleacher lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Bleacher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bleacher in 1955 was 34, and 66 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bleacher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bleacher ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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