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Thatcher Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a thatcher, someone who covered roofs in straw, from an agent derivative of Middle English thach(en) ‘to thatch’ (Old English þæccan ‘to cover or roof’).

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


Similar surnames: Hatcher, Thacker, Thrasher, Thatch, Stitcher, Butcher, Thacher, Hatch

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Thatcher Family Origin

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Thatcher Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Painter

    10%
  • At Service

    7%

In 1881, Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thatcher. The most common Thatcher occupation in Canada was Farmer. 24% of Thatcher's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Thatcher family was At Service.

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Thatcher Historical Records

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Thatcher Life Expectancy

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