Ocker Family History

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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

What did your Ocker ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Coal Miner

  • Merchant Cotton Goods

  • Superintendent Of Hotel


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ocker ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ocker Historical Records

What Ocker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Ocker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ocker 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 706 immigration records available for the last name Ocker. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ocker. For the veterans among your Ocker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ocker Life Expectancy

What is the average Ocker lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ocker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ocker 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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