Pilcher Family History

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Pilcher Name Meaning

English (Kentish): occupational name for a maker or seller of pilches, from an agent derivative of Pilch. In early 17th-century English, pilcher was a popular term of abuse, being confused or punningly associated with the unrelated verb pilch ‘to steal’ and with the unrelated noun pilchard, a kind of fish.

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


Similar surnames: Pitcher, Pilch, Picker, Poucher, Witcher, Porcher, Plocher, Pecher

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Pilcher Family Origin

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Pilcher Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pilcher. A less common occupation for the Pilcher family was Farming. The most common Pilcher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Pilcher's were Farmers.

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Pilcher Historical Records

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Pilcher Life Expectancy

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