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Hulcher Name Meaning

Americanized form of an unidentified surname possibly of North German Hülscher or of its very rare variant Hültscher an occupational name for a clog maker (see Hoelscher ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Buscher, Huller, Bucher, Sucher, Huether, Huscher, Hulce, Kucher

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Where is the Hulcher family from?

You can see how Hulcher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hulcher family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hulcher families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Hulcher family living in Georgia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Hulcher's in USA. Georgia and 1 other state had the highest population of Hulcher families in 1840.
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What did your Hulcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hulcher. 31% of Hulcher men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Hulcher women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hulcher were Clerk and Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Shoe Worker
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hulcher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hulcher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 135 immigration records available for the last name Hulcher. 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 Cards

There are 140 military records available for the last name Hulcher. For the veterans among your Hulcher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hulcher lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Hulcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hulcher in 1964 was 78, and 87 in 2004.

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