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Blecker Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Bleecker . South German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German blecken ‘to show off to show one's teeth’ hence a nickname for a boastful person. in some cases an altered form of Blecher .

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


Similar surnames: Flecker, Necker, Blacker, Becker, Blenker, Lecker, Ecker, Recker

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Where is the Blecker family from?

You can see how Blecker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blecker family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blecker families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 6 Blecker families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 67% of all the recorded Blecker's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Blecker families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blecker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blecker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blecker. 14% of Blecker men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Blecker women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blecker were Salesman and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    14%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    21%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Seamstress
    11%
  • Clerk
    11%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Blecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blecker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 989 immigration records available for the last name Blecker. 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 Cards

There are 560 military records available for the last name Blecker. For the veterans among your Blecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blecker lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Blecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Blecker in 1963 was 63, and 83 in 2003.

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