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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Akers Family Origin

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Akers Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Akers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Akers's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Akers. A less common occupation for the Akers family was Farm Laborer.

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Akers Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Akers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Akers in 1941 was 28, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Akers

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