Kircher Family History

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Kircher Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German kirchner ‘minister’,‘sexton’, ‘patron’, hence an occupational name for a priest or a church assistant.

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


Similar surnames: Kirchner, Bircher, Kirch, Kocher, Keicher, Tincher, Kucher, Karcher

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Kircher Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Kircher name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Kircher. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    40%

  • Germanic Europe

    19%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    17%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

  • Norway

    4%

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Kircher Family Origin

Where is the Kircher family from?

Kircher Family Occupations

What did your Kircher ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kircher family was Engine Driver Saw Mill. The most common Kircher occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 22% of Kircher's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayers Lab and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kircher.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    22%
  • Bricklayers Lab

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Engine Driver Saw Mill

    11%

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

Kircher Historical Records

What Kircher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Kircher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kircher 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kircher. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Kircher. For the veterans among your Kircher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kircher Life Expectancy

What is the average Kircher lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kircher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kircher in 1945 was 50, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kircher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kircher 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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