Wiker Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of ten or more farmsteads so named in eastern Norway, from the plural of vik ‘bay’, ‘inlet’ (see Vik). Swedish: ornamental name from vik ‘bay’ + the suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Wider, Wikel, Lier, Eiker, Wike, Eiken, Kiker, Wicker, Reker, Wiley

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Wiker Family Origin

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Wiker Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Cooper

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wiker family was Cooper. Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiker. The most common Wiker occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Wiker's were Laborers.

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Wiker Historical Records

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Wiker Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Wiker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wiker in 1945 was 68, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiker

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