Reker Family History

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Reker Name Meaning

North German: reduced form of Redeker. It may also be a respelled form of Slovenian Rekar, a topographic name for someone who lived by a river, from reka ‘river’, or a variant of Rekar, a habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called Reka, named with this element.

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

Similar surnames: Recker, Reder, Roker, Reher, Raker, Reiser, Rieker, Leber, Remer

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Reker Family Origin

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Reker Family Occupations

What did your Reker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Reker. 28% of Reker men worked as a Farmer and 35% of Reker women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reker were Farm Work and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Farm Work

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Bookkeeper
  • Waitress

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

Reker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Reker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reker 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 391 immigration records available for the last name Reker. 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 386 military records available for the last name Reker. For the veterans among your Reker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reker Life Expectancy

What is the average Reker lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Reker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Reker in 1966 was 80, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reker 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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