Dekkers Family History

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Dekkers Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Dekker, Bekker, Reckers, Oelkers, Ekker, Beckers, Kerker, Ecker

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Dekkers Family Origin

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Dekkers Family Occupations

What did your Dekkers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dekkers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Dekkers's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dekkers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Dekkers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 506 census records available for the last name Dekkers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dekkers 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 717 immigration records available for the last name Dekkers. 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 41 military records available for the last name Dekkers. For the veterans among your Dekkers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dekkers Life Expectancy

What is the average Dekkers lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Dekkers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Dekkers in 1966 was 75, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dekkers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dekkers 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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