Piker Family History

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Piker Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Pei(c)ker, an occupational name for a drummer, Middle Low German pucker, Middle High German pukære.

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


Similar surnames: Pike, Piper, Picker, Eiker, Kiker, Riser, Pier, Pifer, Gier, Spilker

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Piker Family Origin

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Piker Family Occupations

What did your Piker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Piker family was Boot And Shoemaker. Farmer, Apprentice and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Piker. The most common Piker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Piker's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Apprentice

    10%
  • At Home

    10%
  • Boot And Shoemaker

    10%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Piker ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Piker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Piker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pikercensus records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 452 immigration records available for the last name Piker. 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 Card

There are 586 military records available for the last name Piker. For the veterans among your Piker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Piker Life Expectancy

What is the average Piker lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Piker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Piker in 1962 was 66, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Piker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Piker ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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