Erker Name Meaning

German: byname for someone who lived in a house with a conspicuous oriel, Middle High German ärker, erker.

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


Similar surnames: Ecker, Erler, Erber, Merker, Kerker, Eber, Acker, Eder, Eiker, Berner

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Erker Family Origin

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Erker Family Occupations

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  • Drayman

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Painter

    33%

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In 1880, Drayman and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Erker. A less common occupation for the Erker family was Painter. The most common Erker occupation in the USA was Drayman. 33% of Erker's were Draymans.

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Erker Historical Records

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Erker Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Erker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Erker in 1964 was 85, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erker

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