Blocher Family History

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Blocher Name Meaning

German: from a derivative of Middle High German bloch ‘block of wood’, ‘stocks’, hence presumably a metonymic occupational name for a jailer. See also Block.

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


Similar surnames: Plocher, Blocker, Kocher, Becher, Bucher, Bloch, Bircher, Blacker

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Blocher Family Origin

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Blocher Family Occupations

What did your Blocher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blocher. A less common occupation for the Blocher family was Keeping House. The most common Blocher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Blocher's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Blocher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Blocher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blocher 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 689 immigration records available for the last name Blocher. 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 Blocher. For the veterans among your Blocher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blocher Life Expectancy

What is the average Blocher lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Blocher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Blocher in 1958 was 58, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blocher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blocher 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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