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Fletcher Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an arrowsmith, Middle English, Old French flech(i)er (from Old French fleche ‘arrow’).

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


Similar surnames: Letcher, Flesher, Ketcher, Hatcher, Stitcher, Feather, Peacher

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Fletcher Family Origin

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Fletcher Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Servant

    5%
  • Going To School

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Servant and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fletcher. A less common occupation for the Fletcher family was Carpenter. The most common Fletcher occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Fletcher's were Farmers.

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Fletcher Historical Records

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Fletcher Life Expectancy

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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