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Vatcher Name Meaning

English (Hampshire, Dorset): occupational name for a cowherd, from Old French vachier.

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


Similar surnames: Hatcher, Butcher, Archer, Witcher, Katcher, Letcher, Mather, Thatcher

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Where is the Vatcher family from?

You can see how Vatcher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vatcher family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Vatcher families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 17 Vatcher families living in Prince Edward Island. This was about 44% of all the recorded Vatcher's in Canada. Prince Edward Island had the highest population of Vatcher families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vatcher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vatcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Carpenter and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Vatcher. 25% of Vatcher men worked as a Carpenter.

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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

  • Carpenter
    25%
  • Labourer
    25%
  • Charretier
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
    100%
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What Vatcher family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Vatcher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vatcher 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 992 immigration records available for the last name Vatcher. 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 510 military records available for the last name Vatcher. For the veterans among your Vatcher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vatcher lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Vatcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Vatcher in 1955 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

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