Bakker Family History

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Bakker Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a baker, Dutch and Low German bakker. Compare English Baker. Norwegian: variant of Bakke, using a plural formation.

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

Similar surnames: Backer, Baker, Bekker, Bakke, Banker, Barker, Bacher, Acker, Baxter

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Bakker Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bakker name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bakker. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Bakker Family Origin

Where is the Bakker family from?

Bakker Family Occupations

What did your Bakker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bakker family was Saloon Keeper. The most common Bakker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Bakker's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bakker.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Saloon Keeper


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

Bakker Historical Records

What Bakker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Bakker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bakker 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 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Bakker. 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 Bakker. For the veterans among your Bakker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bakker Life Expectancy

What is the average Bakker lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bakker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bakker in 1958 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bakker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bakker 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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