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Kiker Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Keicher and possibly also of some other similar (like-sounding) surname such as Swiss German Giger and German Geiger or Kiecker . Compare Kyker . Shortened form of Karriker a surname of German origin or an altered form of one of its variants such as Kerker

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

Similar surnames: Kiper, Kiecker, Kinker, Kober, Piker, Kiner, Eiker, Kizer, Koker

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Where is the Kiker family from?

You can see how Kiker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kiker family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kiker families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Kiker families living in North Carolina. This was about 50% of all the recorded Kiker's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Kiker families in 1840.
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What did your Kiker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kiker. 35% of Kiker men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Kiker women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kiker were Operator and Seamstress. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Operator

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Waitress
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Kiker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kiker 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 525 immigration records available for the last name Kiker. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kiker. For the veterans among your Kiker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kiker lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kiker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kiker in 1945 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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