Blocher Family History

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Blocher Name Meaning

German: from a derivative of Middle High German bloch ‘block of wood’, ‘stocks’, hence presumably a metonymic occupational name for a jailer. See also Block.

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


Similar surnames: Plocher, Blocker, Kocher, Becher, Bucher, Bloch, Bircher, Blacker

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Blocher Family Origin

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Blocher Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blocher family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blocher. The most common Blocher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Blocher's were Farmers.

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Blocher Historical Records

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Blocher Life Expectancy

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