Ketcher Family History

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Ketcher Name Meaning

English: from Middle English cachere ‘one who always chases or drives’, ‘huntsman’. It is probably also used in the same sense as the diminutive cacherel, which is common both as a name of office and as a surname in Norfolk.

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


Similar surnames: Letcher, Katcher, Hatcher, Keicher, Witcher, Fletcher, Butcher

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Ketcher Family Origin

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Ketcher Family Occupations

What did your Ketcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Laborer and Car Cond. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ketcher. A less common occupation for the Ketcher family was Farm Laborer. The most common Ketcher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Ketcher's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Car Cond.

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%

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

Ketcher Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ketcher Life Expectancy

What is the average Ketcher lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ketcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Ketcher in 1962 was 78, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ketcher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ketcher 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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