Laker Name Meaning

English (Sussex and Kent): topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, from Old English lacu ‘stream’ (see Lake) + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Lake, Laver, Baker, Hayer, Luker, Layer, Lacer, Saker, Lasker, Laier

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Laker Family Origin

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Laker Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    12%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Gardener

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laker. The most common Laker occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Laker's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Laker family was Gardener.

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Laker Historical Records

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Laker Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Laker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Laker in 1958 was 52, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laker

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