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Becher Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a maker of wooden vessels, a shortened form of Becherer, the loss of the final syllable having occurred in the 15th century. German: occupational name for someone who distilled or worked with pitch, for example in making vessels watertight, from an agent derivative of Middle High German bech, pech ‘pitch’. Scandinavian: either the German name (see 1 and 2 above) or a variant spelling of Becker. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from Yiddish bekher ‘cup’. English: topographic name, a variant of Beech with the habitational suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Bucher, Bacher, Brecher, Pecher, Becker, Bechler, Kocher, Recher

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Becher Family Origin

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Becher Family Occupations

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In 1881, civil Service and Clerk Hon. H B Co. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Becher. A less common occupation for the Becher family was Laborer. The most common Becher occupation in Canada was Civil Service. 33% of Becher's were Civil Services.

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  • Civil Service

    33%
  • Clerk Hon. H B Co.

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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Becher Historical Records

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Becher Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Becher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Becher in 1957 was 64, and 78 in 2004.

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