Welcher Family History

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Welcher Name Meaning

variant of Welker. habitational name from Welchau near Karlsbad in Bohemia (Czech Karlovy Vary).

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


Similar surnames: Melcher, Melcer, Letcher, Vercher, Weiher, Kelchner, Escher, Melchor

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Welcher Family Origin

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Welcher Family Occupations

What did your Welcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Welcher. The most common Welcher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Welcher's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Welcher family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Welcher Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Welcher Life Expectancy

What is the average Welcher lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Welcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Welcher in 1957 was 65, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Welcher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Welcher 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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