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Dichter Name Meaning

South and central German: from Middle High German diechter ‘grandchild’, probably from Middle High German dihen ‘to thrive’. German: ostensibly an occupational name for a minstrel or poet, from an agent derivative of Middle High German tichten ‘to write or compose’ (Latin dicere ‘to recite’). Jewish (from Germany and Poland): nickname from either German Dichter ‘poet’, or an inflected form of German dicht ‘thick’. Jewish (from Ukraine): occupational name from a Yiddishized form of Ukrainian dikhtyar ‘tar worker’.

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


Similar surnames: Lichter, Richter, Dicker, Wachter, Pachter, Risher, Nichter, Eicher

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Dichter Family Origin

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Dichter Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Dichter occupation in the USA was Brick Mason. 100% of Dichter's were Brick Masons.

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Dichter Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, Dichter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Dichter in 1960 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

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