Ocker Name Meaning

topographic name for someone living by the Ocker river in the Harz Mountains, which perhaps derives its name from a Celtic word for ‘salmon’, cognate with Cornish ehoc. (Öcker): patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Odo, Otto (see Ott).

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

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Ocker Family Origin

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Ocker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ocker family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ocker. The most common Ocker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Ocker's were Farmers.

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Ocker Historical Records

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Ocker Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Ocker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ocker in 1961 was 68, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ocker

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