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

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Melcher Family Origin

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Melcher Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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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Melcher Life Expectancy

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Famous Melcher Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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