Gotcher Family History

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Gotcher Name Meaning

Origin uncertain: perhaps a variant spelling of English Goucher, or alternatively an Anglicized spelling of French Gauthier.

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


Similar surnames: Goucher, Goacher, Gottier, Vatcher, Pitcher, Butcher, Foucher

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Gotcher Family Origin

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Gotcher Family Occupations

What did your Gotcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Burnisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gotcher. A less common occupation for the Gotcher family was Gate Keeper. The most common Gotcher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 68% of Gotcher's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    68%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Burnisher

    7%
  • Gate Keeper

    4%

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

Gotcher Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gotcher Life Expectancy

What is the average Gotcher lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gotcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gotcher in 1953 was 54, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gotcher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gotcher 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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