Erker Family History

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Erker Name Meaning

German: byname for someone who lived in a house with a conspicuous oriel, Middle High German ärker, erker.

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

Similar surnames: Ecker, Erler, Erber, Merker, Kerker, Eber, Acker, Eder, Eiker, Berner

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Erker Family Origin

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Erker Family Occupations

What did your Erker ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cigar Maker and Unpaid House Wife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Erker.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cigar Maker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid House Wife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Erker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Erker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Erker 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 805 immigration records available for the last name Erker. 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 431 military records available for the last name Erker. For the veterans among your Erker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Erker Life Expectancy

What is the average Erker lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Erker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Erker in 1964 was 85, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erker 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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