Anchors Family History

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Anchors Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ankers, itself a variant of Anker.

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


Similar surnames: Acors, Acord, Langhorn, Fancher, Aicher, Nabors, Atcher, Ackers

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Anchors Family Origin

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Anchors Family Occupations

What did your Anchors ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Boss At Ore Bed and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Anchors. A less common occupation for the Anchors family was Laborer On Farm. The most common Anchors occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Anchors's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Boss At Ore Bed

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Laborer On Farm

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Anchors ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Anchors Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Anchors. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Anchors census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Anchors. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Anchors. For the veterans among your Anchors ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Anchors Life Expectancy

What is the average Anchors lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Anchors life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Anchors in 1949 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Anchors

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Anchors ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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