Pecher Family History

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Pecher Name Meaning

German: occupational name for someone who prepared, sold, or used pitch, from an agent derivative of Middle High German pech, ‘pitch’.

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


Similar surnames: Becher, Fecher, Pech, Recher, Zecher, Mescher, Plocher, Kocher

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Pecher Family Origin

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Pecher Family Occupations

What did your Pecher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pecher. 45% of Pecher men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Pecher women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pecher were Office Work and Clerk Office

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Laborer
    34%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Office Work
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    50%
  • Clerk Office
    50%

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

Pecher Historical Records

What Pecher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pecher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pecher 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 588 immigration records available for the last name Pecher. 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 731 military records available for the last name Pecher. For the veterans among your Pecher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pecher Life Expectancy

What is the average Pecher lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2002, in the United States, Pecher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Pecher in 1960 was 54, and 77 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pecher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pecher 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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