Laker Family History

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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

What did your Laker ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Laker. 3% of Laker men worked as a General Labourer and 53% of Laker women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laker were Retired and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated

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

Laker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Laker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laker 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Laker. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Laker. For the veterans among your Laker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laker Life Expectancy

What is the average Laker lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laker 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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