Booker Family History

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Booker Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone concerned with books, generally a scribe or binder, from Middle English boker, Old English bocere, an agent derivative of boc ‘book’. English: variant of Bowker. Americanized form of German Bucher.

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


Similar surnames: Boozer, Bowker, Boomer, Cooper, Boker, Hooker, Bowler, Brooker

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Booker Family Origin

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Booker Family Occupations

What did your Booker ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Booker. 36% of Booker men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Booker women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Booker were Machinist and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Labourer
    7%
  • Machinist
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Operator
    14%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Domestic
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    7%

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

Booker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 206,000 census records available for the last name Booker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Booker 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Booker. 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 28,000 military records available for the last name Booker. For the veterans among your Booker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Booker Life Expectancy

What is the average Booker lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Booker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Booker in 1942 was 47, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Booker 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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