Ikerd Family History

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Ikerd Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Eichert or Eickert, a North German form of this surname. Compare Icard, Ikard.

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


Similar surnames: Ikner, Kern, Piker, Keel, Ike, Kiker, Iser, Iler, Izer, Akard

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Ikerd Family Origin

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Ikerd Family Occupations

What did your Ikerd ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ikerd occupation in the USA was Farmer. 76% of Ikerd's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ikerd family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ikerd.

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  • Farmer

    76%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Ikerd Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ikerd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ikerd 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ikerd. 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 Ikerd. For the veterans among your Ikerd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ikerd Life Expectancy

What is the average Ikerd lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Ikerd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ikerd in 1949 was 41, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ikerd

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ikerd 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 Ikerd Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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