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Packer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a wool-packer, from an agent derivative of Middle English pack(en) ‘to pack’. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent derivative of Middle Low German pak, German Pack ‘package’, hence an occupational name for a wholesale trader, especially in the wool trade, one who sold goods in large packages rather than broken down into smaller quantities, or alternatively one who rode or drove pack animals to transport goods.

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


Similar surnames: Hacker, Picker, Acker, Parker, Tacker, Backer, Wicker, Ducker, Hucker

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Packer Family Origin

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Packer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Packer. A less common occupation for the Packer family was Carpenter. The most common Packer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Packer's were Farmers.

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Packer Historical Records

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Packer Life Expectancy

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