Katcher Family History

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Katcher Name Meaning

German (Kätcher): metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or net maker, from Middle Low German kesser ‘net’, in particular the type of net used by fisherman in the North or Baltic Sea.

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

Similar surnames: Kacher, Kater, Keicher, Kaucher, Karcher, Ketcher, Kircher, Karchner

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Katcher Family Origin

Where is the Katcher family from?

Katcher Family Occupations

What did your Katcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Katcher occupation in the USA was Express Man. 20% of Katcher's were Express Mans. Express Man, Farmer and Gardening were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Katcher. A less common occupation for the Katcher family was Teamster.

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  • Express Man

  • Farmer

  • Gardening

  • Teamster


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

Katcher Historical Records

What Katcher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Katcher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Katcher 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 546 immigration records available for the last name Katcher. 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 638 military records available for the last name Katcher. For the veterans among your Katcher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Katcher Life Expectancy

What is the average Katcher lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Katcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Katcher in 1945 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Katcher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Katcher 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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