Akers Family History

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Akers Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone living by a piece of arable land, from the plural or genitive singular of Middle English aker ‘acre’, i.e. arable land.

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

Similar surnames: Acker, Aker, Ayers, Alers, Rakers, Meers, Syers, Auer, Alders, Akes

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Akers Family Origin

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Akers Family Occupations

What did your Akers ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Akers. 2% of Akers men worked as a General Labourer and 54% of Akers women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Akers were Retired and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Railway Clerk
  • Farm Labourer
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties

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

Akers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 108,000 census records available for the last name Akers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Akers 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Akers. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 21,000 military records available for the last name Akers. For the veterans among your Akers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Akers Life Expectancy

What is the average Akers lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Akers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Akers in 1941 was 28, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Akers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Akers 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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