Aker Name Meaning

Norwegian and Swedish (Åker): from åker ‘plowed field’, applied either as an ornamental or a topographic name. Possibly a variant of English, German, and Dutch Acker or of German Eicher.

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

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Aker Family Origin

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Aker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farmer Son

    11%
  • Foreman

    5%
  • Mill Hand

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Aker family was Mill Hand. The most common Aker occupation in Canada was Farmer. 53% of Aker's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer Son and Foreman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aker.

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Aker Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Aker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Aker in 1953 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aker

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