Pitcher Family History

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Pitcher Name Meaning

English (chiefly eastern and southern): from an agent derivative of Middle English pich ‘pitch’, hence an occupational name for a caulker, one who sealed the seams of ships or barrels with pitch. English: variant of Pickard 2. Possibly from German Pitscher, from the short form of a personal name formed with Old High German bitan ‘to endure’, or bittan ‘to wish or ask for’.

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


Similar surnames: Witcher, Picker, Pilcher, Pecher, Plocher, Bither, Hatcher, Letcher

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Pitcher Family Origin

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Pitcher Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pitcher. A less common occupation for the Pitcher family was Farm Laborer. The most common Pitcher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Pitcher's were Farmers.

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Pitcher Historical Records

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Pitcher Life Expectancy

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