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Disher Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Discher ‘joiner’. English: occupational name for a maker or seller of dishes, from an agent derivative of Old English disc ‘dish’. Possibly a respelling of any of the names mentioned at Deshaw.

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


Similar surnames: Fisher, Risher, Dasher, Discher, Deisher, Bisher, Dosher, Doster

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Disher Family Origin

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Disher Family Occupations

What did your Disher ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Disher occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Disher's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Disher. A less common occupation for the Disher family was Labourer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Going To School

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Disher ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Disher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Disher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Disher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Disher. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Disher. For the veterans among your Disher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Disher Life Expectancy

What is the average Disher lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Disher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Disher in 1955 was 44, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Disher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Disher ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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