Zecher Family History

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Zecher Name Meaning

occupational name from Middle High German zëchære denoting a member of a watch or some other task that was carried out on an organized rota. variant of Zacharias.

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


Similar surnames: Becher, Pecher, Recher, Fecher, Ecker, Bechler, Zeller, Ascher

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Zecher Family Origin

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Zecher Family Occupations

What did your Zecher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zecher. 16% of Zecher men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Zecher women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zecher were Farm Laborer and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Carpenter
    3%
  • Farm Laborer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%

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

Zecher Historical Records

What Zecher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zecher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zecher 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 341 immigration records available for the last name Zecher. 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 637 military records available for the last name Zecher. For the veterans among your Zecher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zecher Life Expectancy

What is the average Zecher lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Zecher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Zecher in 1958 was 52, and 81 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zecher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zecher 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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