Waker Name Meaning

English: nickname for a watchful person, from Middle English waker ‘watchful’, ‘vigilant’.

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


Similar surnames: Walker, Wacker, Baker, Wake, Water, Laker, Wager, Saker, Hayer, Ayer

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Waker Family Origin

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Waker Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Grocer

    7%
  • Bobbin & Carriage Maker

    3%
  • Bobin Winder

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Waker family was Bobin Winder. The most common Waker occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Waker's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Grocer and Bobbin & Carriage Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waker.

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Waker Historical Records

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Waker Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Waker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Waker in 1944 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waker

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