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Speicher Family History

Speicher Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German spicher ‘grain store’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone in charge of a granary, or a topographic name for someone who lived near one.

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


Similar surnames: Keicher, Specker, Eicher, Streicher, Spicher, Speich, Speiser

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Where is the Speicher family from?

You can see how Speicher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Speicher family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Speicher families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Speicher families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Speicher's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Speicher families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Speicher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Speicher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Speicher. 24% of Speicher men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Speicher women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Speicher were Clerk and House Work.

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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
    24%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    18%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • House Work
    7%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Speicher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Speicher 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 913 immigration records available for the last name Speicher. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Speicher. For the veterans among your Speicher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Speicher lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Speicher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Speicher in 1952 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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