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Ducker Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): nickname meaning ‘diver’, from an agent derivative of Middle English douke(n) ‘to dive’ (a word that is probably related to duck (the bird)). Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained. North German (Dücker) and Dutch: from the term for a duck or diving bird (from du(c)ken ‘to dive or duck’), probably applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the duck, but perhaps in some cases a metonymic occupational name for fowler or for a furrier who used the pelts of diving birds in his trade.

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


Similar surnames: Zucker, Dicker, Tucker, Decker, Hucker, Duker, Drucker, Rucker

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Ducker Family Origin

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Ducker Family Occupations

What did your Ducker ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Dyer, Ingenner and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ducker. A less common occupation for the Ducker family was Labourer. The most common Ducker occupation in Canada was Dyer. 17% of Ducker's were Dyers.

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  • Dyer

    17%
  • Ingenner

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%

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Ducker Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ducker Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ducker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ducker in 1959 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

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