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Staker Family History

Staker Name Meaning

English:: topographic name for someone who lived by a stake from Middle English stake ‘stake’ (Old English staca) + -er. Compare Stake . occupational name for someone who made wooden stakes or who drove them into the ground from an agent derivative of Middle English stake ‘stake’ (Old English staca). Compare Stake .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Stakes, Stoker, Stalker, Stacker, Saker, Staley, Stader, Stamer

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Where is the Staker family from?

You can see how Staker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Staker family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Staker families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Staker families living in Ohio. This was about 25% of all the recorded Staker's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Staker families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Staker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Staker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Staker. 29% of Staker men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Staker women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Staker were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Staker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Staker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Staker. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Staker. For the veterans among your Staker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Staker lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Staker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Staker in 1961 was 68, and 78 in 2004.

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