Koker Family History

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Koker Name Meaning

from Middle Dutch coker ‘case’, ‘sheath’, ‘cover’, perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such articles or for a messenger or official who carried letters or documents in a case. occupational name for a cook, from an agent derivative of coken ‘to cook’.

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

Similar surnames: Kober, Koke, Roker, Koper, Kocher, Koger, Kuker, Kiker, Koller, Comer

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Koker Family Origin

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Koker Family Occupations

What did your Koker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koker. The most common Koker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Koker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Koker family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Baker


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

Koker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Koker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koker 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 423 immigration records available for the last name Koker. 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 361 military records available for the last name Koker. For the veterans among your Koker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Koker Life Expectancy

What is the average Koker lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Koker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Koker in 1958 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koker 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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