Stricker Family History

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Stricker Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a rope maker or knitter (of hose, for example), from an agent derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low German stricken ‘to tie’. German: occupational name for someone who snared animals, from an agent derivative of Middle High German stric, Middle Low German strik ‘cord’, ‘rope’. Dutch: occupational name for someone whose job was to fill level measures of grain by passing a flat stick over the brim of the measure, thus removing any heaped excess, Middle Dutch strijker. Compare Streicher.

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

Similar surnames: Striker, Strecker, Stryker, Strick, Strider, Wicker, Streicher

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Stricker Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Stricker name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • European Jewish


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Stricker Family Origin

Where is the Stricker family from?

Stricker Family Occupations

What did your Stricker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stricker family was Carpenter. The most common Stricker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Stricker's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stricker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Stricker Historical Records

What Stricker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Stricker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stricker 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Stricker. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Stricker. For the veterans among your Stricker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stricker Life Expectancy

What is the average Stricker lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Stricker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stricker in 1945 was 34, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stricker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stricker 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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