Amacker Family History

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Amacker Name Meaning

Swiss German: topographic name from am Acker ‘by the field’.

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


Similar surnames: Amacher, Anacker, Acker, Amaker, Marker, Backer, Zacker, Bracker

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Amacker Family Origin

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Amacker Family Occupations

What did your Amacker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Amacker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Amacker's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farmers were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amacker. A less common occupation for the Amacker family was Herding Cattle.

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  • Farmer

    70%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farmers

    4%
  • Herding Cattle

    4%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Amacker ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Amacker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Amacker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amacker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Amacker. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Amacker. For the veterans among your Amacker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amacker Life Expectancy

What is the average Amacker lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Amacker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Amacker in 1959 was 66, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amacker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amacker ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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