Poucher Family History

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Poucher Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire): occupational name for a maker of bags and purses, from an agent derivative of Middle English pouche ‘purse’, ‘bag’. In the Middle Ages pouches were a universal personal accessory, as clothing with pockets was unknown.

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


Similar surnames: Poche, Porcher, Boucher, Pitcher, Pilcher, Kocher, Goucher, Poulter

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Poucher Family Origin

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Poucher Family Occupations

What did your Poucher ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Poucher. 34% of Poucher men worked as a Farmer and 81% of Poucher women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Poucher were Gen Farmer and House Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Farm Labourer
    23%
  • Furnace Bricklayer (steel Works)
    23%
  • Gen Farmer
    23%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    81%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • House Duties
    4%

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

Poucher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Poucher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poucher 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 851 immigration records available for the last name Poucher. 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 936 military records available for the last name Poucher. For the veterans among your Poucher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poucher Life Expectancy

What is the average Poucher lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Poucher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Poucher in 1958 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

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