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Discher Name Meaning

Northern and eastern German: occupational name for a carpenter or joiner, Middle Low German discher, from disch ‘table’. Compare Tischler.

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


Similar surnames: Disher, Dischler, Fischer, Doscher, Dicker, Wischer, Wascher

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Discher Family Origin

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Discher Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Basket Maker

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Discher. A less common occupation for the Discher family was Basket Maker. The most common Discher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Discher's were Farmers.

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Discher Historical Records

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Discher Life Expectancy

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