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There are 4,006 people with the Kocher surname on MyHeritage.com
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Where do people with the Kocher surname come from:
USA
 (81%)
Canada
 (5%)
Great Britain
 (4%)
France
 (3%)
Switzerland
 (2%)
Germany
 (2%)
Austria
 (0.9%)
Australia
 (0.5%)
Romania
 (0.5%)
Ireland
 (0.5%)
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The meaning of the name Kocher:
  1. German (Köcher): from Middle High German kochaere ‘vessel’, ‘container (for transporting fish)’, ‘quiver’, hence a metonymic occupational name maker of these.
  2. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a cook, from an agent derivative of German kochen ‘to cook’. Compare Koch.
  3. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Yiddish kacher ‘drake’.
  4. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Yiddish kochere ‘poker’, ‘fork’.
Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, Mar 2003
Most popular first names with surname Kocher:
Abraham Kocher   Albert Kocher   Alfred Kocher   Anna Kocher   Anna-Maria Kocher   Charles Kocher   Elizabeth Kocher   Frederick Kocher   George Kocher   Hans Kocher   John Kocher   Mary Kocher   Mildred Kocher   Rosina Kocher   Ruth Kocher  
Family sites on MyHeritage with the last name Kocher:
Kocher Web Site, 15 members
Digiorgio - Kocher Web Site, 7 members
Kocher Web Site, One member
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