Bricker Family History

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Bricker Name Meaning

Respelling of German Brücker or Brügger, habitational names for someone from any of numerous places in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland named Bruck or Brugg, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a bridge (see Brucker). Altered spelling of German Brücher, a topographic name for someone who lived by a swamp, from Middle High German bruoch ‘swamp’ + the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant. English (Somerset): unexplained; perhaps a variant of Brooker.

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

Similar surnames: Brickler, Brocker, Brucker, Brickel, Bracker, Bicker, Fricker, Dicker

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Bricker Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bricker name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bricker. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Bricker Family Origin

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Bricker Family Occupations

What did your Bricker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bricker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Bricker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bricker family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bricker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Bricker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Bricker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bricker 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 Bricker. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Bricker. For the veterans among your Bricker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bricker Life Expectancy

What is the average Bricker lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bricker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Bricker in 1944 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bricker 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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