Delker Family History

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Delker Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone from the area of swampland near Gütersloh formerly known as Delkene, now called Dalke.

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


Similar surnames: Deller, Delger, Delzer, Kelker, Recker, Reker, Deaner, Decker, Depner

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Delker Family Origin

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Delker Family Occupations

What did your Delker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Delker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Delker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Delker family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Delker.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Cigar Maker

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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Delker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Delker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delker 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 712 immigration records available for the last name Delker. 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 584 military records available for the last name Delker. For the veterans among your Delker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Delker Life Expectancy

What is the average Delker lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Delker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Delker in 1961 was 38, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Delker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Delker 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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