Zercher Family History

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Zercher Name Meaning

Swiss German: habitational name for someone from the city of Zürich, variant of Zürcher (see Zurcher).

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

Similar surnames: Zurcher, Vercher, Zuercher, Zecher, Becher, Eicher, Keicher, Recher

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Zercher Family Origin

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Zercher Family Occupations

What did your Zercher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Plasterer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zercher. The most common Zercher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of Zercher's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zercher family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Plasterer

  • Barber


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

Zercher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zercher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zercher 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 296 immigration records available for the last name Zercher. 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 470 military records available for the last name Zercher. For the veterans among your Zercher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zercher Life Expectancy

What is the average Zercher lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Zercher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Zercher in 1961 was 54, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zercher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zercher 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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