Pelcher Family History

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Pelcher Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Pelletier, found in PA and NY.

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


Similar surnames: Belcher, Peltier, Rencher, Hulcher, Peacher, Pletcher, Preacher

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Pelcher Family Origin

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Pelcher Family Occupations

What did your Pelcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pelcher. The most common Pelcher occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Pelcher's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Pelcher family was Stone Mason.

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Stone Mason

    8%

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

Pelcher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pelcher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pelcher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Pelcher

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pelcher. 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 Pelcher. For the veterans among your Pelcher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pelcher Life Expectancy

What is the average Pelcher lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Pelcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Pelcher in 1957 was 51, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pelcher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pelcher 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.

Famous Pelcher Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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