Ocker Name Meaning

topographic name for someone living by the Ocker river in the Harz Mountains, which perhaps derives its name from a Celtic word for ‘salmon’, cognate with Cornish ehoc. (Öcker): patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Odo, Otto (see Ott).

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


Similar surnames: Ecker, Acker, Rocker, Ocken, Locker, Recker, Wicker, Reker, Onken

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Ocker Family Origin

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Ocker Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    33%
  • Merchant Cotton Goods

    33%
  • Superintendent Of Hotel

    33%

In 1881, the most common Ocker occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 33% of Ocker's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Ocker family was Superintendent Of Hotel. Coal Miner and Merchant Cotton Goods were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ocker.

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Ocker Historical Records

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Ocker Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Ocker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ocker in 1961 was 68, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ocker

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