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Picker Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who used a pick, from Middle English pi(c)k ‘pick’ (see Pick) + the agent suffix -er. English: occupational name for someone who caught or sold pike, from Middle English pike ‘pike’ + the agent suffix -er. English: topographic name for someone who lived on a pointed hill (see Pike 1), the -er suffix denoting an inhabitant. German: occupational name for someone who used a pick or pickaxe, from an agent derivative of Middle High German bicken ‘to prick or stab’. Dutch: occupational name for a stonemason or for a reaper or mower, from Middle Dutch picker, pecker. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname for a big eater or a glutton, from Yiddish pikn ‘to eat’ with the noun suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Dicker, Bicker, Pickel, Packer, Wicker, Pickler, Ficker, Bricker

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Picker Family Origin

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Picker Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    12%
  • Lace Maker

    9%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    3%
  • Baker & Grocer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Picker occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Picker's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Lace Maker and Agricultural Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Picker. A less common occupation for the Picker family was Baker & Grocer.

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Picker Historical Records

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Picker Life Expectancy

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