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Bleecker Name Meaning

Dutch: variant archaic or Americanized of Bleeker .

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


Similar surnames: Bleeker, Bleicher, Blacker, Becker, Blecker, Bekker, Blocker

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Where is the Bleecker family from?

You can see how Bleecker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bleecker family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bleecker families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 12 Bleecker families living in New York. This was about 86% of all the recorded Bleecker's in USA. New York had the highest population of Bleecker families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bleecker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bleecker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bleecker. 45% of Bleecker men worked as a Salesman and 60% of Bleecker women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bleecker were Manager and Operator. .

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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

  • Salesman
    45%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Painter
    10%
  • Manager
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    60%
  • Operator
    40%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bleecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bleecker 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 885 immigration records available for the last name Bleecker. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bleecker. For the veterans among your Bleecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bleecker lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bleecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bleecker in 1959 was 68, and 72 in 2004.

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