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 1881, the most common Bratcher occupation in the UK was Labourer. 100% of Bratcher's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer


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

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

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bratcher 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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