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Kucher Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a pastry cook, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kuoche ‘cake’, ‘pastry’. German: habitational name for someone from Kuchen (Geislingen-Steig) in Württemberg. German: Germanized variant of Slavic Kuchar ‘cook’. German: (Kücher): of uncertain origin. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kutscher.

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


Similar surnames: Kuchler, Kocher, Bucher, Kacher, Kuchar, Kaucher, Sucher, Ascher

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Where is the Kucher family from?

You can see how Kucher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kucher family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kucher families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Kucher family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Kucher's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kucher families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kucher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kucher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kucher. 20% of Kucher men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Kucher women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kucher were Shipping Clerk and Secretary. .

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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
    20%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Shipping Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Waitress
    13%
  • Secretary
    13%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Kucher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kucher 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kucher. 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 659 military records available for the last name Kucher. For the veterans among your Kucher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kucher lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kucher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Kucher in 1961 was 36, and 73 in 2004.

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