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Stitcher Name Meaning

English: probably a status name for someone who owned or cultivated a piece of land, from Middle English stiche ‘piece of land’, Old English stycce.

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


Similar surnames: Witcher, Hatcher, Pitcher, Letcher, Gaither, Smither, Stichter

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Where is the Stitcher family from?

You can see how Stitcher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stitcher family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stitcher families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Stitcher family living in Maryland. This was about 33% of all the recorded Stitcher's in the USA. Maryland and 2 other states had the highest population of Stitcher families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stitcher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stitcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stitcher. 50% of Stitcher men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Stitcher women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stitcher were Card Hand and Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Coal Miner
    19%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Card Hand
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Spinner
    34%
  • Laborer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Stitcher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stitcher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 74 immigration records available for the last name Stitcher. 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 Cards

There are 195 military records available for the last name Stitcher. For the veterans among your Stitcher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stitcher lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Stitcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Stitcher in 1962 was 70, and 73 in 2003.

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