Hemker Family History

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Hemker Name Meaning

variant of Hemme 1. variant of Hemken 2.

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


Similar surnames: Hecker, Hemken, Hamer, Heyser, Wenker, Homer, Hegner, Hefler, Bekker

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Hemker Family Origin

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Hemker Family Occupations

What did your Hemker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hemker family was Pedling Rags. Farmer, Cooper and Iron Worker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hemker. The most common Hemker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Hemker's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Cooper

    18%
  • Iron Worker

    9%
  • Pedling Rags

    9%

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

Hemker Historical Records

What Hemker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hemker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hemker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hemker

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hemker. 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 Hemker. For the veterans among your Hemker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hemker Life Expectancy

What is the average Hemker lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hemker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Hemker in 1956 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hemker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hemker 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.

Famous Hemker Family

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