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Kuchar Name Meaning

Czech (Kuchař) Slovak (mainly Kuchár) and Sorbian: occupational name for a cook from Czech kuchař Slovak kuchár Sorbian kuchar an agent derivative of Middle High German koch ‘cook’. This surname is also found among Rusyns (compare below and Kuhar ) while the Sorbian surname is found mainly in a Germanized form (see Kucher ). Americanized form of Polish Kucharz: from kucharz ‘cook’ (see 1 above). The surname Kucharz is also recorded among Rusyns (Lemkos); compare above and below. Germanized form of Slovenian and Croatian Kuhar ‘cook’ and a variant transliteration of its Ukrainian and Rusyn cognate Kukhar (see also above).

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


Similar surnames: Kucher, Kuhar, Kocher, Kuchler, Kochan, Kacher, Bucher, Bachar, Kuch

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Where is the Kuchar family from?

You can see how Kuchar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kuchar family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Kuchar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Kuchar families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 78% of all the recorded Kuchar's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Kuchar families in 1911.
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What did your Kuchar ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Kuchar. 75% of Kuchar men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    75%
  • Laborer
    25%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kuchar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuchar 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kuchar. 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 883 military records available for the last name Kuchar. For the veterans among your Kuchar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kuchar lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kuchar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kuchar in 1955 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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