Fechter Family History

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Fechter Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a professional fencer or duelist, from Middle High German vehten ‘to fence’. This may have denoted someone who fought for public entertainment at fairgrounds and markets.

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

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Fechter Family Origin

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Fechter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Clerk In Store

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fechter. The most common Fechter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Fechter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fechter family was Clerk In Store.

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Fechter Historical Records

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Fechter Life Expectancy

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