Bleeker Family History

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Bleeker Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a bleacher of textiles, Middle Dutch ble(e)kere.

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

Similar surnames: Bleecker, Beeker, Bloemer, Bodeker, Meeker, Blenker, Blecker, Leeper

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Bleeker Family Origin

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Bleeker Family Occupations

What did your Bleeker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Auctioneer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bleeker. The most common Bleeker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Bleeker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bleeker family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Auctioneer

  • Blacksmith


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

Bleeker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bleeker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bleeker 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bleeker. 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 608 military records available for the last name Bleeker. For the veterans among your Bleeker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bleeker Life Expectancy

What is the average Bleeker lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bleeker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bleeker in 1945 was 23, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bleeker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bleeker 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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