Witcher Family History

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Witcher Name Meaning

occupational name for a chest maker, from an agent derivative of Old English hwicce ‘chest’. from an agent derivative of Middle English wiche ‘settlement’, ‘farmstead’ (Old English wic), hence an occupational name for a dairy farmer or a habitational name for someone who lived at a place called Wich or Wick. topographic name Middle English wyche ‘wych-elm’ + hey ‘enclosure’.

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

Similar surnames: Pitcher, Wicker, Letcher, Eicher, Hatcher, Withey, Pilcher, Stitcher

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Witcher Family Origin

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Witcher Family Occupations

What did your Witcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Witcher family was Laundress. The most common Witcher occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 16% of Witcher's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Witcher.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Bricklayer

  • Laundress


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

Witcher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Witcher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Witcher 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 772 immigration records available for the last name Witcher. 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 Witcher. For the veterans among your Witcher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Witcher Life Expectancy

What is the average Witcher lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Witcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Witcher in 1940 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Witcher 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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