Dechert Family History

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Dechert Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German decher, techer ‘unit of ten’ (from Latin decem). This was a measure used particularly with reference to hides, furs, and parchment; the inorganic -t suggests that this was an occupational name, probably for someone who handled such items.

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


Similar surnames: Dechant, Pecher, Dickert, Decker, Becher, Deckert, Fecher, Recher

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Dechert Family Origin

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Dechert Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farming

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Tailor

    10%

In 1880, the most common Dechert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Dechert's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dechert. A less common occupation for the Dechert family was Tailor.

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Dechert Historical Records

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Dechert Life Expectancy

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