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Ockerman Family History

Ockerman Name Meaning
Dutch: topographic name, derived from a misdivision of van den nokere ‘from the nut (tree)’ (Middle Dutch noker) + man ‘man’.Dutch: variant of Ackerman, from akker ‘field’ + man ‘man’, a topographic name, or an occupational name for a farmer.German (Ockermann): variant of Ocker 1.

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

23,777 Historical Documents with Ockerman on Ancestry.com
4,470 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
661 Military Records
164 Immigration Records
5,260 Census and Voter Lists
13,222 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ockerman Families

  • Number of Ockerman families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ockerman families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ockerman last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Ockerman Family Origin

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Ockerman Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Ockerman

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Ockerman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Ockerman Civil War Service Records

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