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Blecher Family History

Blecher Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a worker in tin (see Blech ).

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


Similar surnames: Brecher, Becher, Bleicher, Blacher, Blech, Bleier, Blocher, Blucher

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Where is the Blecher family from?

You can see how Blecher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blecher family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blecher families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Blecher families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 69% of all the recorded Blecher's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Blecher families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blecher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blecher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blecher. 24% of Blecher men worked as a Salesman and 23% of Blecher women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blecher were Proprietor and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    24%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Proprietor
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    23%
  • Housework
    14%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Saleslady
    14%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Blecher. 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 Cards

There are 901 military records available for the last name Blecher. For the veterans among your Blecher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blecher lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Blecher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Blecher in 1958 was 55, and 82 in 2004.

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