Booker Family History

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Booker Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone concerned with books, generally a scribe or binder, from Middle English boker, Old English bocere, an agent derivative of boc ‘book’. English: variant of Bowker. Americanized form of German Bucher.

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


Similar surnames: Boozer, Bowker, Boomer, Cooper, Boker, Hooker, Bowler, Brooker

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Booker Family Origin

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Booker Family Occupations

What did your Booker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Booker family was Keeping House. The most common Booker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Booker's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Booker.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Booker Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Booker Life Expectancy

What is the average Booker lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Booker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Booker in 1942 was 47, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Booker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Booker 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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