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Fancher Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of French Fanger. It could alternatively be an altered form of English Fanshaw, which Reaney believes to be a habitational name from Fanshaw Gate, near Holmesfield, Derbyshire. However, the earliest records of the place name, le Faunchalle-gate (1456, 1472, etc.), indicate that the place takes its name from the Faunchall or Fanshaw family and not the other way about. Further, the early form of the surname suggests a French origin.

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

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Fancher Family Origin

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Fancher Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fancher. A less common occupation for the Fancher family was Farming. The most common Fancher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Fancher's were Farmers.

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Fancher Life Expectancy

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