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Blacher Name Meaning

Southern French: topographic name for someone who lived by an oak grove, originating in the southeastern French dialect word blache ‘oak plantation’ (said to be of Gaulish origin), originally a plantation of young trees of any kind. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tinsmith, a Yiddishized form of Polish blacharz or Ukrainian blyakhar.

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


Similar surnames: Blache, Bacher, Bachar, Blecher, Blancher, Brasher, Blucher, Lachner

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Where is the Blacher family from?

You can see how Blacher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blacher family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blacher families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Blacher families living in Quebec. This was about 56% of all the recorded Blacher's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Blacher families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blacher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blacher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Blacher. 27% of Blacher men worked as a Salesman and 15% of Blacher women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blacher were Proprietor and Dressmaker.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    27%
  • Manager
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Proprietor
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    15%
  • Seamstress
    10%
  • Dressmaker
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Blacher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blacher 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Blacher. 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 Cards

There are 252 military records available for the last name Blacher. For the veterans among your Blacher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blacher lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Blacher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Blacher in 1956 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

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