Wechter Family History

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Wechter Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Wächter (see Wachter).

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

Similar surnames: Wuchter, Wachter, Waechter, Becher, Fiechter, Zecher, Buchter

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Wechter Family Origin

Where is the Wechter family from?

Wechter Family Occupations

What did your Wechter ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Machiner (ladies Teaching and Dressmaker(patter Cutter were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wechter. 50% of Wechter women worked as a Dressmaker(patter Cutter

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Machiner (ladies Teaching

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Dressmaker(patter Cutter
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Wechter Historical Records

What Wechter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wechter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wechter 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 676 immigration records available for the last name Wechter. 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 513 military records available for the last name Wechter. For the veterans among your Wechter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wechter Life Expectancy

What is the average Wechter lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wechter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wechter in 1963 was 77, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wechter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wechter 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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