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Coker Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a group of villages in Somerset named with Coker, from a Celtic river name meaning ‘crooked’.

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


Similar surnames: Dover, Loker, Cover, Koker, Reker, Colmer, Coaker, Cocker, Roker

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Coker Family Origin

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Coker Family Occupations

What did your Coker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Coker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Coker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Coker family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coker.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Coker Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Coker Life Expectancy

What is the average Coker lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Coker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Coker in 1940 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coker 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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