Karcher Family History

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Karcher Name Meaning

German (also Kärcher): occupational name for a carter; an agent derivative of Karch 2.

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

Similar surnames: Kacher, Katcher, Parcher, Kaucher, Kircher, Karchner, Kerscher

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Karcher Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Karcher name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Karcher. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Karcher Family Origin

Where is the Karcher family from?

Karcher Family Occupations

What did your Karcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Karcher family was Student. The most common Karcher occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Karcher's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and F Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karcher.

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  • Farmer

  • Going To School

  • F Son

  • Student


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

Karcher Historical Records

What Karcher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Karcher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karcher 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Karcher. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Karcher. For the veterans among your Karcher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karcher Life Expectancy

What is the average Karcher lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Karcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Karcher in 1948 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karcher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karcher 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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