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Necker Name Meaning

South German: habitational name from a place on the Neckar river, or a topographic name for someone living on or by a prominence, from an agent derivative of Nock ‘hill(top)’, ‘rock’. Dutch (de Nekker) and North German: from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German necker ‘watersprite’, ‘goblin’, ‘devil’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble a goblin in some way.

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

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Necker Family Origin

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Necker Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Baker

    4%

In 1880, the most common Necker occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Necker's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Necker family was Baker. Laborer, Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Necker.

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Necker Historical Records

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Necker Life Expectancy

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