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Lucker Family History

Lucker Name Meaning

South German: from the personal name Liutger, derived from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements liut ‘people’ + gar, ger ‘spear’. North German (Lücker): patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Lüdeke (see Luedecke).

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


Similar surnames: Tucker, Rucker, Lucken, Lueker, Recker, Hocker, Lueke, Wicker

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Where is the Lucker family from?

You can see how Lucker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lucker family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lucker families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Lucker families living in Tennessee. This was about 30% of all the recorded Lucker's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Lucker families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lucker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lucker ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lucker. 40% of Lucker men worked as a General Labourer and 79% of Lucker women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lucker were Bricklayer Labourer and Shorthand Typist.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    40%
  • Market Gardener
    20%
  • Shipping Clerk
    14%
  • Bricklayer Labourer
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    79%
  • Domestic Duties
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Shorthand Typist
    3%
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Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Lucker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lucker 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lucker. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lucker. For the veterans among your Lucker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lucker lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lucker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Lucker in 1955 was 66, and 78 in 2004.

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