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Blocker Family History

Blocker Name Meaning
German (Blöcker): occupational name for a jailer (see Block 1).English: occupational name for a shoemaker or bookbinder (see Block); a person called Henry le Blocker is recorded in York in 1212. However, in some cases the English name is of German origin (see 1 above); the census of 1881 records, amongst others, a Herman Blocker and a John Blocker, both born in Germany.

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

158,046 Historical Documents with Blocker on Ancestry.com
32,045 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,084 Military Records
1,170 Immigration Records
25,621 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Blocker Families

  • Number of Blocker families
     61 - 119
     21 - 60
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Blocker families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Blocker last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Blocker Family Origin

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Blocker Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Blocker

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Blocker Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Blocker census records

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Blocker Civil War Service Records

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