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Kuker Family History

Kuker Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: occupational name for a pastry cook (see Kuk).

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


Similar surnames: Kuper, Koker, Duker, Kuder, Kuter, Ducker, Keser, Kiker, Baker, Auker

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Where is the Kuker family from?

You can see how Kuker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kuker family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kuker families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Kuker family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Kuker's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kuker families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kuker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kuker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kuker. 29% of Kuker men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Kuker women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuker were Clerk and Farm Laborer.

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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
    29%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farming
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    15%
  • Waitress
    15%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Farm Laborer
    15%
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What Kuker family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kuker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuker 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 421 immigration records available for the last name Kuker. 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 232 military records available for the last name Kuker. For the veterans among your Kuker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kuker lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kuker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kuker in 1957 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

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