Locklear Family History

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Locklear Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Lockyer. This name occurs predominantly in NC.

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


Similar surnames: Locklar, Locker, Clear, Fockler, Lockley, Locklair, Loker, Lollar

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Locklear Family Origin

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Locklear Family Occupations

What did your Locklear ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Locklear occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Locklear's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Locklear family was Turpentine Laborer. Farmer, Laborer In Turpentine and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Locklear.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer In Turpentine

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Turpentine Laborer

    7%

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

Locklear Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Locklear Life Expectancy

What is the average Locklear lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Locklear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Locklear in 1950 was 32, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Locklear

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Locklear 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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