Fichter Family History

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Fichter Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived near pine trees (originally bei den Fichten, Feichten, or Feuchten), from Old High German fiohta. The vowel of the first syllable underwent a variety of changes in different dialects. habitational name deriving from places named with this word in Württemberg, Bavaria, Saxony, or Austria.

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


Similar surnames: Fichtel, Lichter, Auchter, Richter, Pichler, Fisher, Fechter, Dichter

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Fichter Family Origin

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Fichter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Moulder

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fichter. A less common occupation for the Fichter family was Moulder. The most common Fichter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Fichter's were Farmers.

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Fichter Historical Records

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Fichter Life Expectancy

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