Kercher Family History

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Kercher Name Meaning

Southern German variant of Karcher. Altered spelling of German Kircher.

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

Similar surnames: Kaercher, Zercher, Kerchner, Kerker, Kircher, Keicher, Karchner

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Kercher Family Origin

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Kercher Family Occupations

What did your Kercher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kercher family was Keeping House. The most common Kercher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Kercher's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kercher.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Kercher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Kercher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kercher 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kercher. 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 Kercher. For the veterans among your Kercher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kercher Life Expectancy

What is the average Kercher lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kercher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Kercher in 1960 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kercher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kercher 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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