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Flesher Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a butcher. In part it is from Middle English flescher, an agent derivative of Old English fl?sc ‘flesh’, ‘meat’; in part a reduced form of Middle English fleschewere, Old English fl?scheawere, in which the second element is an agent noun from heawan ‘to hew or cut’.

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


Similar surnames: Flasher, Fisher, Lester, Fletcher, Fleischer, Fecher, Flessner

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Flesher Family Origin

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Flesher Family Occupations

What did your Flesher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Flesher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Flesher's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flesher. A less common occupation for the Flesher family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Flesher Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Flesher Life Expectancy

What is the average Flesher lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Flesher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Flesher in 1950 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flesher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flesher 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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