Koecher Family History

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Koecher Name Meaning

German (Köcher): from Middle High German kocher ‘container’, ‘quiver’, ‘pouch’, presumably a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such articles or possibly for an archer, fisherman, etc.

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


Similar surnames: Kocher, Katcher, Keicher, Koerber, Kucher, Koerner, Hoecker, Pecher

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Koecher Family Origin

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Koecher Family Occupations

What did your Koecher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koecher. The most common Koecher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Koecher's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Koecher family was Clerk.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • Cigar Maker

    11%
  • Clerk

    11%

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Koecher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Koecher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koecher 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Koecher. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Koecher. For the veterans among your Koecher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Koecher Life Expectancy

What is the average Koecher lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Koecher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Koecher in 1958 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koecher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koecher 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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