Alker Name Meaning

South German: variant of Alger.

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

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Alker Family Origin

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Alker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Barber

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Alker family was Barber. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alker. The most common Alker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Alker's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Alker | Data not to scale

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Alker Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Alker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Alker in 1964 was 66, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alker

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