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Locker Name Meaning

occupational name for a locksmith, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Old English loc ‘lock’, ‘fastening’ (see Lock). topographic name for someone who lived by a lock or enclosure, from a derivative of Middle English loke (see Lock 2). variant of Luker.

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

Similar surnames: Lockyer, Cocker, Rocker, Wicker, Booker, Locke, Looker, Blocker

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Where is the Locker family from?

You can see how Locker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Locker family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Locker families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 57 Locker families living in Ontario. This was about 63% of all the recorded Locker's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Locker families in 1911.
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What did your Locker ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Locker. 42% of Locker men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Locker women worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Butter Maker
  • Farmers Son

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Locker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Locker 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Locker. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Locker. For the veterans among your Locker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Locker lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Locker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1955. The average life expectancy for Locker in 1953 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

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