Porcher Family History

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Porcher Name Meaning

French and English: occupational name for a swineherd, from Old French, Middle English porch(i)er, an agent derivative of Old French porc ‘pig’. This name is quite frequent in LA.

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

Similar surnames: Poucher, Porter, Archer, Pitcher, Boucher, Portier, Poche, Pilcher

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Porcher Family Origin

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Porcher Family Occupations

What did your Porcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Porcher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Porcher's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Porcher. A less common occupation for the Porcher family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer


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

Porcher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Porcher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Porcher 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 698 immigration records available for the last name Porcher. 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 Porcher. For the veterans among your Porcher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Porcher Life Expectancy

What is the average Porcher lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Porcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Porcher in 1944 was 35, and 101 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Porcher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Porcher 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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