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

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Wechter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wechter. A less common occupation for the Wechter family was Carpenter. The most common Wechter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Wechter's were Farmers.

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Wechter Historical Records

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Wechter Life Expectancy

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