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Haker Name Meaning

North German: occupational name from Middle Low German hoker ‘peddler hawker’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hacker .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hamer, Hader, Hacker, Hager, Hake, Haber, Haver, Haer, Haler, Hayer

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Where is the Haker family from?

You can see how Haker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haker family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haker families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 22 Haker families living in Ontario. This was about 46% of all the recorded Haker's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Haker families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Haker. 28% of Haker men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Haker women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haker were Farm Laborer and Machine Operator. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Bookkeeper
  • Machine Operator
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Haker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Haker. 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 Cards

There are 868 military records available for the last name Haker. For the veterans among your Haker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haker lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Haker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Haker in 1958 was 58, and 92 in 2004.

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