Luker Name Meaning

habitational name from Lucker in Northumberland, probably named from Old English luh ‘pool’ + Old Norse kjarr ‘marsh’. occupational name for someone who had to watch or look after something, typically a watchman or a keeper of animals, Middle English lokere (a derivative of Middle English loke(n), luke(n) ‘to look’, Old English locian).

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


Similar surnames: Auker, Luter, Luke, Luger, Duke, Laker, Ducker, Lugar, Ufer, Buser

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Luker Family Origin

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Luker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Luker family was Keeping House. The most common Luker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Luker's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luker.

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Luker Historical Records

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Luker Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Luker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Luker in 1951 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luker

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