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Boker Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle Low German boke ‘beech’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. German: reduced form of Bödeker (see Boedeker). Jewish (Israeli): ornamental name from Hebrew boker ‘morning’.

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


Similar surnames: Boeker, Roker, Boger, Boner, Booker, Boxer, Boer, Bogen, Baker, Bober

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Boker Family Origin

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Boker Family Occupations

What did your Boker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Boker's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boker. A less common occupation for the Boker family was Baggage Man.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Baggage Man

    2%

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

Boker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boker 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Boker. 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 Boker. For the veterans among your Boker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boker Life Expectancy

What is the average Boker lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Boker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Boker in 1959 was 58, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boker 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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