Duker Family History

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Duker Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch duker ‘diver’, ‘diving bird’ (see Ducker). North German (Düker): see Dueker.

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

Similar surnames: Ducker, Dunker, Kuker, Duer, Auker, Huver, Baker, Rucker, Luker

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Duker Family Origin

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Duker Family Occupations

What did your Duker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Duker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Duker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Duker family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duker.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter


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

Duker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Duker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duker 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Duker. 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 883 military records available for the last name Duker. For the veterans among your Duker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duker Life Expectancy

What is the average Duker lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Duker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Duker in 1964 was 90, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duker 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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