Kercheval Family History

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Kercheval Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Kirchenwall, a topographic name from Middle High German kirche + wal ‘dike’, ‘embankment’.

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


Similar surnames: Kachel, Kercher, Kircher, Fenchel, Keicher, Eichel, Kerscher, Bechel

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Kercheval Family Origin

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Kercheval Family Occupations

What did your Kercheval ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kercheval. A less common occupation for the Kercheval family was Banker. The most common Kercheval occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Kercheval's were Farmers.

View Census data for Kercheval | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Lawyer

    9%
  • Banker

    3%

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

Kercheval Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kercheval Life Expectancy

What is the average Kercheval lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Kercheval life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kercheval in 1951 was 46, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kercheval

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kercheval 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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