Ockerman Family History

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Ockerman Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name, derived from a misdivision of van den nokere ‘from the nut (tree)’ (Middle Dutch noker) + man ‘man’. Dutch: variant of Ackerman, from akker ‘field’ + man ‘man’, a topographic name, or an occupational name for a farmer. German (Ockermann): variant of Ocker 1.

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

Similar surnames: Ackerman, Akerman, Scherman, Lockerman, Offerman, Kelman, Opperman

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Ockerman Family Origin

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Ockerman Family Occupations

What did your Ockerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ockerman. A less common occupation for the Ockerman family was Keeping House. The most common Ockerman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Ockerman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Ockerman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Ockerman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ockerman 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 197 immigration records available for the last name Ockerman. 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 756 military records available for the last name Ockerman. For the veterans among your Ockerman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ockerman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ockerman lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ockerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Ockerman in 1955 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ockerman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ockerman 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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