Pachter Family History

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Pachter Name Meaning

German (also Pächter), Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): status name for a tenant farmer, from an agent derivative of Middle High German phaht ‘contract’ or ‘rent’ (from Late Latin pacta ‘contract’, ‘tax’), Middle Dutch pachtere ‘tenant’, ‘leaseholder’, or modern German Pächter ‘leaseholder’.

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

Similar surnames: Wachter, Achter, Lichter, Dichter, Richter, Packer, Kacher, Wachtel

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Pachter Family Origin

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Pachter Family Occupations

What did your Pachter ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Chiropodist was the top reported job for people in the UK named Pachter.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Chiropodist

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Pachter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pachter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pachter 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 658 immigration records available for the last name Pachter. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pachter. For the veterans among your Pachter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pachter Life Expectancy

What is the average Pachter lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pachter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pachter in 1954 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

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