Dekker Family History

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Dekker Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a roofer (a thatcher, slater, shingler, or tiler), Middle Dutch deck(e)re, an agent derivative of decken ‘to cover’.

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


Similar surnames: Decker, Bekker, Ducker, Necker, Denker, Depner, Denner, Ecker, Meeker

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Dekker Family Origin

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Dekker Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Maker

    100%

In 1881, the most common Dekker occupation in the UK was Cigar Maker. 100% of Dekker's were Cigar Makers.

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Dekker Historical Records

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Dekker Life Expectancy

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