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Lecker Name Meaning

German:: nickname for a sycophant or sponger from an agent derivative of lecken ‘to lick’. variant of Lecher . variant of Löcker; see Locker

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


Similar surnames: Licker, Blecker, Necker, Wecker, Secker, Becker, Flecker, Decker

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Where is the Lecker family from?

You can see how Lecker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lecker family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lecker families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Lecker family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Lecker's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Lecker families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lecker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lecker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lecker. 29% of Lecker men worked as a Laborer and 55% of Lecker women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lecker were Baker and Tester. .

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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

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Baker
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    55%
  • Saleslady
    28%
  • Tester
    19%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lecker 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 Lecker. 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 691 military records available for the last name Lecker. For the veterans among your Lecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lecker lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Lecker in 1962 was 83, and 81 in 2004.

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