Ocker Family History

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Ocker Name Meaning

topographic name for someone living by the Ocker river in the Harz Mountains, which perhaps derives its name from a Celtic word for ‘salmon’, cognate with Cornish ehoc. (Öcker): patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Odo, Otto (see Ott).

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

Similar surnames: Ecker, Acker, Rocker, Ocken, Locker, Recker, Wicker, Reker, Onken

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Ocker Family Origin

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Ocker Family Occupations

What did your Ocker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ocker. 35% of Ocker men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Ocker women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ocker were Farming and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Maid
  • Stenographer

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

Ocker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Ocker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ocker 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 706 immigration records available for the last name Ocker. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ocker. For the veterans among your Ocker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ocker Life Expectancy

What is the average Ocker lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Ocker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ocker in 1961 was 68, and 82 in 2004.

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