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Blocker Name Meaning

German (Blöcker): occupational name for a jailer (see Block 1). English: occupational name for a shoemaker or bookbinder (see Block); a person called Henry le Blocker is recorded in York in 1212. However, in some cases the English name is of German origin (see 1 above); the census of 1881 records, amongst others, a Herman Blocker and a John Blocker, both born in Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Blacker, Blocher, Locker, Crocker, Rocker, Brucker, Backer, Brocker

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Blocker Family Origin

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Blocker Family Occupations

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  • Laundress

    33%
  • Shoe Maker Master

    33%
  • Tailor

    33%

In 1881, Laundress and Shoe Maker Master were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Blocker. A less common occupation for the Blocker family was Tailor. The most common Blocker occupation in the UK was Laundress. 33% of Blocker's were Laundresss.

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Blocker Historical Records

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Blocker Life Expectancy

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