Lockyer Family History

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Lockyer Name Meaning

English (mainly Dorset): occupational name for a locksmith, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Old English loc ‘lock’, ‘fastening’ (see Lock, and compare Locker).

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

Similar surnames: Locker, Cocker, Rocker, Glockner, Wicker, Gockley, Blocker, Lockley

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Lockyer Family Origin

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Lockyer Family Occupations

What did your Lockyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lockyer family was Carpenter. The most common Lockyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Lockyer's were Farmers. Farmer, Bar Room and Canvassing Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lockyer.

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  • Farmer

  • Bar Room

  • Canvassing Agent

  • Carpenter


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

Lockyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lockyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Lockyer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Lockyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lockyer in 1959 was 61, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lockyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lockyer 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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