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Meeker Name Meaning

occupational name from Middle Dutch maker, Brabant-Limburg dialect meker ‘maker’, ‘craftsman’. from the Germanic personal name Magherus.

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


Similar surnames: Recker, Beeker, Merker, Leeper, Seeger, Meader, Meter, Bleeker

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Meeker Family Origin

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Meeker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meeker. A less common occupation for the Meeker family was Carpenter. The most common Meeker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Meeker's were Farmers.

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Meeker Historical Records

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Meeker Life Expectancy

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