Akers Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone living by a piece of arable land, from the plural or genitive singular of Middle English aker ‘acre’, i.e. arable land.

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


Similar surnames: Acker, Aker, Ayers, Alers, Rakers, Meers, Syers, Auer, Alders, Akes

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Akers Family Origin

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Akers Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Going To School

    22%
  • Barrister

    11%
  • Farm Servant

    11%

In 1881, the most common Akers occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Akers's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Barrister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Akers. A less common occupation for the Akers family was Farm Servant.

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Akers Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Akers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Akers in 1941 was 28, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Akers

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