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Pecher Name Meaning

German: occupational name for someone who prepared, sold, or used pitch, from an agent derivative of Middle High German pech, ‘pitch’.

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


Similar surnames: Becher, Fecher, Pech, Recher, Zecher, Mescher, Plocher, Kocher

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Pecher Family Origin

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Pecher Family Occupations

What did your Pecher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pecher. The most common Pecher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Pecher's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pecher family was Candy Maker.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    21%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Candy Maker

    5%

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

Pecher Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pecher Life Expectancy

What is the average Pecher lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2002, in the United States, Pecher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Pecher in 1960 was 54, and 77 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pecher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pecher 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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