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Noecker Name Meaning

South German and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Notker (Notger), composed of the elements not ‘battle throng’ + gar, ger ‘spear’. North German: nickname for a complainer, from Low German nöckern ‘to moan or grumble’. South German (Nöcker): topographic name from Tyrolean nock, nogg ‘(rounded) hill’, ‘rock’.

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


Similar surnames: Necker, Recker, Hocker, Rocker, Ecker, Uecker, Blecker, Boecker

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Where is the Noecker family from?

You can see how Noecker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Noecker family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Noecker families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Noecker families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Noecker's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Noecker families in 1840.
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What did your Noecker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Noecker. 38% of Noecker men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Noecker women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Noecker were Carpenter and Clerk. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    22%
  • Seamer
    22%
  • Servant
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Noecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Noecker 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 257 immigration records available for the last name Noecker. 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 694 military records available for the last name Noecker. For the veterans among your Noecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Noecker lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Noecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Noecker in 1953 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

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