Zurcher Family History

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Zurcher Name Meaning

German (Zürcher): habitational name for someone from the Swiss city of Zurich.

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


Similar surnames: Zercher, Ruscher, Bircher, Durocher, Bucher, Zuercher, Kucher

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Zurcher Family Origin

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Zurcher Family Occupations

What did your Zurcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zurcher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Zurcher's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zurcher. A less common occupation for the Zurcher family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Zurcher ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Zurcher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zurcher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zurcher 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Zurcher. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Zurcher. For the veterans among your Zurcher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zurcher Life Expectancy

What is the average Zurcher lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Zurcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Zurcher in 1947 was 40, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zurcher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zurcher 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.

Famous Zurcher Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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