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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

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Bar Room

    7%
  • Canvassing Agent

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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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Lockyer Historical Records

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Lockyer Life Expectancy

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