Bratcher Family History

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Bratcher Name Meaning

English: variant of Brach 2, the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. Probably a partly Americanized form of Swiss German Bretscher, an occupational name for a sawyer, from Brett ‘plank’, ‘board’ + scher, a reduced form of Scherer ‘cutter’, a derivative of scheren ‘to cut’, ‘sever’.

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


Similar surnames: Bracher, Brecher, Bacher, Britcher, Brasher, Bradsher, Amacher

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Bratcher Family Origin

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Bratcher Family Occupations

What did your Bratcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bratcher. 6% of Bratcher men worked as a Builders Labourer and 47% of Bratcher women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bratcher were Builders Foreman and Caretaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    6%
  • Assistant Building Inspector (tradetoiner)
    3%
  • Builders Carpenter concrete Shuttering
    3%
  • Builders Foreman
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    47%
  • Laundry Worker
    5%
  • Assistant Nurse
    3%
  • Caretaker
    3%

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

Bratcher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Bratcher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bratcher 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 812 immigration records available for the last name Bratcher. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Bratcher. For the veterans among your Bratcher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bratcher Life Expectancy

What is the average Bratcher lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Bratcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bratcher in 1941 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bratcher

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