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 Family Origin

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Stricker Family Occupations

What did your Stricker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stricker. 19% of Stricker men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Stricker women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stricker were Clerk and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Teacher
    6%

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

Stricker Historical Records

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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.

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