Boecker Family History

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Boecker Name Meaning

reduced form of Bödeker ‘cooper’ (see Boedeker). habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany named with Middle Low German boke, böke ‘beech tree’ (see Boeckmann).

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


Similar surnames: Buecker, Boeckel, Boeck, Boenker, Boeke, Boeker, Bricker, Hoecker

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Boecker Family Origin

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Boecker Family Occupations

What did your Boecker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boecker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Boecker's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boecker. A less common occupation for the Boecker family was Dealer In Grain And Coal.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Dealer In Grain And Coal

    6%

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

Boecker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boecker 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 Boecker. 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 Boecker. For the veterans among your Boecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boecker Life Expectancy

What is the average Boecker lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Boecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Boecker in 1950 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boecker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boecker 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.

Famous Boecker Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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