Locke Family History

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Locke Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and German: variant of Lock. Dutch (van Locke): habitational name from any of various places called Loock, from look ‘enclosure’.

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

Similar surnames: Lock, Locker, Look, Rocke, Loose, Locks, Klocke, Rock, Logie, Lucke

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Locke Family Origin

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Locke Family Occupations

What did your Locke ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Locke. 28% of Locke men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Locke women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Locke were Laborer and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Fisherman
  • Carpenter
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Nurse
  • Operator
  • Teacher

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

Locke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 177,000 census records available for the last name Locke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Locke 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 35,000 immigration records available for the last name Locke. 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 31,000 military records available for the last name Locke. For the veterans among your Locke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Locke Life Expectancy

What is the average Locke lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Locke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Locke in 1942 was 51, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Locke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Locke 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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