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Shaker Name Meaning

Muslim: variant of Shakir. English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Shakir, Sharer, Shuker, Halker, Saber, Sherer, Staker, Thaker, Hakey

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Shaker Family Origin

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Shaker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    8%

In 1880, the most common Shaker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Shaker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shaker family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Blacksmith and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shaker.

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Shaker Historical Records

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Shaker Life Expectancy

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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