Dieker Family History

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Dieker Name Meaning

German: from a noun derivative of Middle Low German dik ‘dike’, ‘ditch’, applied as a topographic name or as an occupational name for someone who manned a dike or dug ditches. Compare Dieckmann.

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

Similar surnames: Dicker, Diener, Wicker, Sieker, Fieser, Ducker, Deger, Rieker, Dimler

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Dieker Family Origin

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Dieker Family Occupations

What did your Dieker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dieker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Dieker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dieker family was Keeping House. Farmer, Dealer In Dry Good and Hotelkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dieker.

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  • Farmer

  • Dealer In Dry Good

  • Hotelkeeper

  • Keeping House


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

Dieker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dieker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dieker 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 195 immigration records available for the last name Dieker. 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 181 military records available for the last name Dieker. For the veterans among your Dieker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dieker Life Expectancy

What is the average Dieker lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Dieker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Dieker in 1956 was 27, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dieker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dieker 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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