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Escher Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Esch, Esche, or Eschen.

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


Similar surnames: Esche, Esther, Ascher, Eschen, Eicher, Luscher, Buescher, Eschler

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Where is the Escher family from?

You can see how Escher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Escher family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Escher families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Escher families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Escher's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Escher families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Escher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Escher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Escher. 37% of Escher men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Escher women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Escher were Farm Hand and Nurse.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Farm Hand
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    23%
  • Beautician
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Nurse
    7%
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What Escher family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Escher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Escher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Escher. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Escher lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Escher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Escher in 1944 was 31, and 77 in 2004.

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