Coder Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Koder or Goder, from a short form of any of the old personal names formed with Old High German got ‘god’, e.g. Gottfried or Gothard. Americanized spelling of South German Goder, a topographic for someone living by a narrow pass or ravine, from Middle High German goder ‘throat’, ‘gullet’. Americanized spelling of Slovenian Koder.

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

Similar surnames: Soder, Loder, Roder, Cover, Cofer, Moder, Comer, Kober, Yoder, Coler

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Coder Family Origin

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Coder Family Occupations

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

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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In 1880, the most common Coder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Coder's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coder. A less common occupation for the Coder family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Coder | Data not to scale

Coder Historical Records

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Coder Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Coder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Coder in 1952 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coder

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