Poucher Family History

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Poucher Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire): occupational name for a maker of bags and purses, from an agent derivative of Middle English pouche ‘purse’, ‘bag’. In the Middle Ages pouches were a universal personal accessory, as clothing with pockets was unknown.

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


Similar surnames: Poche, Porcher, Boucher, Pitcher, Pilcher, Kocher, Goucher, Poulter

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Poucher Family Origin

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Poucher Family Occupations

What did your Poucher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Poucher family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poucher. The most common Poucher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Poucher's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Farm Laborer

    19%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Poucher Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Poucher Life Expectancy

What is the average Poucher lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Poucher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Poucher in 1958 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poucher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poucher 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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