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Kocher Name Meaning

German (Köcher): from Middle High German kochaere ‘vessel’, ‘container (for transporting fish)’, ‘quiver’, hence a metonymic occupational name maker of these. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a cook, from an agent derivative of German kochen ‘to cook’. Compare Koch. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Yiddish kacher ‘drake’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Yiddish kochere ‘poker’, ‘fork’.

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

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Kocher Family Origin

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Kocher Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kocher. A less common occupation for the Kocher family was Blacksmith. The most common Kocher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Kocher's were Farmers.

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Kocher Historical Records

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Kocher Life Expectancy

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