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Picker Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who used a pick, from Middle English pi(c)k ‘pick’ (see Pick) + the agent suffix -er. English: occupational name for someone who caught or sold pike, from Middle English pike ‘pike’ + the agent suffix -er. English: topographic name for someone who lived on a pointed hill (see Pike 1), the -er suffix denoting an inhabitant. German: occupational name for someone who used a pick or pickaxe, from an agent derivative of Middle High German bicken ‘to prick or stab’. Dutch: occupational name for a stonemason or for a reaper or mower, from Middle Dutch picker, pecker. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname for a big eater or a glutton, from Yiddish pikn ‘to eat’ with the noun suffix -er.

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

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Picker Family Origin

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Picker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Picker family was Keeping House. The most common Picker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Picker's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Picker.

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Picker Historical Records

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Picker Life Expectancy

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