Melcher Family History

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Melcher Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Melchior. This name also occurs frequently in central Europe, especially Bohemia.

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


Similar surnames: Melchor, Melchert, Melcer, Welcher, Mescher, Melchior, Reicher

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Melcher Family Origin

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Melcher Family Occupations

What did your Melcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Melcher. A less common occupation for the Melcher family was Carpenter. The most common Melcher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Melcher's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Melcher Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Melcher ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Melcher Life Expectancy

What is the average Melcher lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Melcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Melcher in 1944 was 26, and 77 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Melcher 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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