Lockyer Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Lockyer Name Meaning

English (mainly Dorset): occupational name for a locksmith, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Old English loc ‘lock’, ‘fastening’ (see Lock, and compare Locker).

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


Similar surnames: Locker, Cocker, Rocker, Glockner, Wicker, Gockley, Blocker, Lockley

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Lockyer Family Origin

Where is the Lockyer family from?

Lockyer Family Occupations

What did your Lockyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Lockyer. 29% of Lockyer men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Lockyer women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lockyer were Salesman and Servant

View Census data for Lockyer | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Farmers Son
    6%
  • Inspector
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Laundress
    20%
  • Seamstress
    20%
  • Servant
    20%

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

Lockyer Historical Records

What Lockyer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 54,000 census records available for the last name Lockyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lockyer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Lockyer

Passenger List

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Lockyer. 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.

View all Lockyer immigration records

Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Lockyer. For the veterans among your Lockyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Lockyer military records

You've only scratched the surface of Lockyer family history.

Lockyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Lockyer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Lockyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lockyer in 1959 was 61, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lockyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lockyer 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.

Famous Lockyer Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name