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Princeton's WordNet

  1. welcher, welshernoun

    someone who swindles you by not repaying a debt or wager


  1. welchernoun

    One who repeatedly, habitually welches.

  2. welchernoun

    A Welshman or person of Welsh descent.


  1. welcher

    "Welcher" is a German term which translates to "which" or "who" in English. It is used as a determiner or pronoun in questions and relative clauses. Its specific form can change depending on the gender, case, and number of the noun to which it refers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Welchernoun

    see Welsher

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Welcher is ranked #15163 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Welcher surname appeared 1,944 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Welcher.

    83% or 1,614 total occurrences were White.
    11.9% or 233 total occurrences were Black.
    2.2% or 43 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.9% or 37 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.5% or 11 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 6 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of welcher in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of welcher in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    Where does the word Welcher originate?
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lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction
  • A. aerial
  • B. transition
  • C. contribution
  • D. match

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