Hatcher Family History

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Hatcher Name Meaning

Southern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a gate, from Middle English hacche (Old English hæcc) + the agent suffix -er. This normally denoted a gate marking the entrance to a forest or other enclosed piece of land, sometimes a floodgate or sluice-gate.

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

Similar surnames: Thatcher, Hatch, Witcher, Bacher, Hacker, Vatcher, Heather, Hatler

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Hatcher Family Origin

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Hatcher Family Occupations

What did your Hatcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hatcher. A less common occupation for the Hatcher family was Bricklayer. The most common Hatcher occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Hatcher's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Bricklayer


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

Hatcher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 137,000 census records available for the last name Hatcher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hatcher 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Hatcher. 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 24,000 military records available for the last name Hatcher. For the veterans among your Hatcher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hatcher Life Expectancy

What is the average Hatcher lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hatcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hatcher in 1944 was 32, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hatcher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hatcher 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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