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Macher Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from any of several places called Machern, for example near Leipzig. from a Germanic personal name formed with mag ‘kinsman’ or magan ‘might’ + hari ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Bacher, Mascher, Mander, Lacher, Rachel, Ascher, Maher, Majcher

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Macher Family Origin

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Macher Family Occupations

What did your Macher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Macher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Macher's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Macher family was Wks In Watch Case Fac. Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Macher.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Wks In Watch Case Fac

    7%

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

Macher Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Macher Life Expectancy

What is the average Macher lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Macher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Macher in 1963 was 70, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Macher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Macher 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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