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Hucker Name Meaning

English (Somerset) and German (also Hücker): occupational name for a peddler or other tradesman, Middle English hucker, hukker (an agent derivative of hukken ‘to hawk or trade’), Middle High German hucker.

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


Similar surnames: Hacker, Tucker, Zucker, Ducker, Hocker, Wicker, Rucker, Hucke, Hawker

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Where is the Hucker family from?

You can see how Hucker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hucker family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hucker families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Hucker families living in Missouri. This was about 29% of all the recorded Hucker's in the USA. Missouri and 1 other state had the highest population of Hucker families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hucker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hucker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hucker. 25% of Hucker men worked as a Farmer and 32% of Hucker women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hucker were Machinist and Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farming
    7%
  • Machinist
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    32%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Bookkeeper
    19%
  • Clerk
    13%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Hucker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hucker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hucker. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hucker. For the veterans among your Hucker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hucker lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hucker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hucker in 1962 was 83, and 80 in 2004.

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