Blecker Family History

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Blecker Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Bleecker. South German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German blecken ‘to show off’, ‘to show one’s teeth’, hence a nickname for a boastful person.

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

Similar surnames: Flecker, Necker, Blacker, Becker, Blenker, Lecker, Ecker, Recker

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Blecker Family Origin

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Blecker Family Occupations

What did your Blecker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Blecker. 14% of Blecker men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Blecker women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blecker were Salesman and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Seamstress
  • Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Blecker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Blecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blecker 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 989 immigration records available for the last name Blecker. 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 560 military records available for the last name Blecker. For the veterans among your Blecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blecker Life Expectancy

What is the average Blecker lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Blecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Blecker in 1963 was 63, and 83 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blecker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blecker 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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