Stocker Family History

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Stocker Name Meaning

topographic name for someone living by a tree stump (see Stock 2) or an occupational name for a tree cutter, from Middle High German stocken ‘to clear land’. from Middle High German stocker ‘jailer’.

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

Similar surnames: Stockert, Stock, Stucker, Stacker, Stoker, Stricker, Stickler, Tucker

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Stocker Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Stocker name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Stocker. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Stocker Family Origin

Where is the Stocker family from?

Stocker Family Occupations

What did your Stocker ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Stocker Historical Records

What Stocker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 76,000 census records available for the last name Stocker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stocker census 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Stocker. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Stocker. For the veterans among your Stocker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stocker Life Expectancy

What is the average Stocker lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Stocker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Stocker in 1947 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stocker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stocker 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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