Piker Family History

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Piker Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Pei(c)ker, an occupational name for a drummer, Middle Low German pucker, Middle High German pukære.

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

Similar surnames: Pike, Piper, Picker, Eiker, Kiker, Riser, Pier, Pifer, Gier, Spilker

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Piker Family Origin

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Piker Family Occupations

What did your Piker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Piker. 22% of Piker men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Piker women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Piker were Truck Driver and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Teacher
  • Saleslady
  • Housework

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

Piker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Piker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Piker 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 452 immigration records available for the last name Piker. 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 586 military records available for the last name Piker. For the veterans among your Piker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Piker Life Expectancy

What is the average Piker lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Piker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Piker in 1962 was 66, and 66 in 2004.

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