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Kircher Family History

Kircher Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German kirchner ‘minister’,‘sexton’, ‘patron’, hence an occupational name for a priest or a church assistant.

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


Similar surnames: Kirchner, Bircher, Kirch, Kocher, Keicher, Tincher, Kucher, Karcher

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Where is the Kircher family from?

You can see how Kircher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kircher family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kircher families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 10 Kircher families living in Manitoba. This was about 77% of all the recorded Kircher's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Kircher families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kircher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kircher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kircher. 12% of Kircher men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Kircher women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kircher were Clerk and Secretary.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Secretary
    8%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Kircher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kircher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kircher. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Kircher. For the veterans among your Kircher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kircher lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kircher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kircher in 1945 was 50, and 84 in 2004.

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