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Akers Family History

Akers Name Meaning
English, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone living by a piece of arable land, from the plural or genitive singular of Middle English aker ‘acre’, i.e. arable land.

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

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148,046 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
20,397 Military Records
4,340 Immigration Records
100,459 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Akers Families

  • Number of Akers families
     183 - 363
     62 - 182
     1 - 61
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Akers families
     156 - 310
     53 - 155
     1 - 52
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Akers families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Akers census records

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Akers Family Origin

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Akers Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Akers

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Akers Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Akers census records

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Akers Civil War Service Records

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