Amaker Family History

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Amaker Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: variant of Amacker or Amacher.

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

Similar surnames: Amacher, Amacker, Mauer, Haker, Maser, Aker, Amsler, Majer, Hatmaker

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Amaker Family Origin

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Amaker Family Occupations

What did your Amaker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Amaker family was Farming. The most common Amaker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Amaker's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amaker.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Amaker ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Amaker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Amaker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amaker 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 74 immigration records available for the last name Amaker. 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 337 military records available for the last name Amaker. For the veterans among your Amaker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amaker Life Expectancy

What is the average Amaker lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Amaker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Amaker in 1950 was 48, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amaker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amaker 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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