Bratcher Family History

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Bratcher Name Meaning

English: variant of Brach 2, the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. Probably a partly Americanized form of Swiss German Bretscher, an occupational name for a sawyer, from Brett ‘plank’, ‘board’ + scher, a reduced form of Scherer ‘cutter’, a derivative of scheren ‘to cut’, ‘sever’.

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


Similar surnames: Bracher, Brecher, Bacher, Britcher, Brasher, Bradsher, Amacher

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Bratcher Family Origin

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Bratcher Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Bratcher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Bratcher's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bratcher. A less common occupation for the Bratcher family was Keeping House.

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Bratcher Historical Records

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Bratcher Life Expectancy

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