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Hatcher Family History

Hatcher Name Meaning

English (southern): topographic name for someone who lived by a gate from Middle English haccher(e) a derivative of hacche ‘gate’. This normally denoted a gate marking the entrance to a forest or other enclosed piece of land sometimes a floodgate or sluice-gate. Compare Hatch .

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


Similar surnames: Thatcher, Hatch, Witcher, Bacher, Hacker, Vatcher, Heather, Hatler

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Where is the Hatcher family from?

You can see how Hatcher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hatcher family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hatcher families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 407 Hatcher families living in London. This was about 18% of all the recorded Hatcher's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Hatcher families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hatcher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hatcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hatcher. 14% of Hatcher men worked as a General Labourer and 72% of Hatcher women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hatcher were Builders Labourer and Domestic Servant. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    14%
  • Gardener
    7%
  • Bricklayer
    6%
  • Builders Labourer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Domestic Servant
    2%
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Census Records

There are 137,000 census records available for the last name Hatcher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hatcher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Hatcher. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 24,000 military records available for the last name Hatcher. For the veterans among your Hatcher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hatcher lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hatcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hatcher in 1944 was 32, and 69 in 2004.

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