Dekker Family History

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Dekker Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a roofer (a thatcher, slater, shingler, or tiler), Middle Dutch deck(e)re, an agent derivative of decken ‘to cover’.

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


Similar surnames: Decker, Bekker, Ducker, Necker, Denker, Depner, Denner, Ecker, Meeker

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Dekker Family Origin

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Dekker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Works In Tannery

    9%
  • Clergyman

    5%

In 1880, the most common Dekker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Dekker's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Works In Tannery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dekker. A less common occupation for the Dekker family was Clergyman.

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Dekker Historical Records

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Dekker Life Expectancy

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