Amacher Family History

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Amacher Name Meaning

German: topographic name for one who lived am Ach ‘on the Ach’ (a river name), the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. Swiss German: variant of Amacker.

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

Similar surnames: Bacher, Ascher, Bracher, Amacker, Matter, Hamacher, Teicher, Amaker

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Amacher Family Origin

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Amacher Family Occupations

What did your Amacher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Amacher. 25% of Amacher men worked as a Farmer and 42% of Amacher women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Amacher were Clerk and Farm Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Manager
  • Farm Laborer

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

Amacher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Amacher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amacher 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 730 immigration records available for the last name Amacher. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 887 military records available for the last name Amacher. For the veterans among your Amacher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amacher Life Expectancy

What is the average Amacher lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Amacher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Amacher in 1958 was 51, and 62 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amacher 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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