Blacker Family History

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Blacker Name Meaning

English: probably an occupational name for a bleacher of textiles, from Middle English blaken ‘to bleach or whiten’. Compare Bleacher. Alternatively, it could be an agent noun from blæc ‘black’, an occupational name for an ink maker. Compare 2. German (Bläcker): probably from Middle Low German black ‘black ink’, hence an occupational name for an ink maker.

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

Similar surnames: Blocker, Backer, Packer, Hacker, Bracker, Blackmer, Acker, Blackler

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Blacker Family Origin

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Blacker Family Occupations

What did your Blacker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blacker family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blacker. The most common Blacker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Blacker's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Blacker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Blacker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blacker 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Blacker. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Blacker. For the veterans among your Blacker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blacker Life Expectancy

What is the average Blacker lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Blacker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Blacker in 1943 was 34, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blacker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blacker 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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