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Fecher Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a surveyor of fish pens, from a noun derivative of Middle High German vach ‘compartment’, ‘division’, in fishing, an area of water penned off with logs.

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


Similar surnames: Becher, Pecher, Fechter, Recher, Zecher, Fechner, Kocher, Mescher

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Fecher Family Origin

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Fecher Family Occupations

What did your Fecher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Brickmason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fecher. A less common occupation for the Fecher family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Fecher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Fecher's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Brickmason

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%

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

Fecher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fecher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fecher 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 Fecher. 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 Fecher. For the veterans among your Fecher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fecher Life Expectancy

What is the average Fecher lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Fecher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fecher in 1948 was 37, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fecher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fecher 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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