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Volker Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements folk ‘people’ + her ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Volkert, Wolfer, Bolmer, Voller, Volner, Kolker, Rocker, Moller

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Volker Family Origin

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Volker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Volker family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Volker. The most common Volker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Volker's were Farmers.

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Volker Historical Records

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Volker Life Expectancy

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