Keicher Family History

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Keicher Name Meaning

from the East Prussian dialect word Keicher ‘small cake’, ‘pastry’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a pastrycook. South German: from Middle High German kichen ‘to gasp for breath’, hence a nickname for an asthmatic or someone perpetually out of breath. Compare Kaucher. habitational name for someone from a place called Kaichen in Hesse.

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

Similar surnames: Eicher, Reicher, Leicher, Weiher, Kocher, Kerscher, Keiper, Kelchner

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Keicher Family Origin

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Keicher Family Occupations

What did your Keicher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and School Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Keicher. 39% of Keicher men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Keicher women worked as a School Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Keicher were Engraver and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Machinist
  • Engraver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • School Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Operator
  • Saleslady

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

Keicher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Keicher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keicher 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 350 immigration records available for the last name Keicher. 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 424 military records available for the last name Keicher. For the veterans among your Keicher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keicher Life Expectancy

What is the average Keicher lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Keicher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Keicher in 1963 was 86, and 84 in 2004.

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