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Wacker Name Meaning

German: nickname for a bold or energetic person, from Middle High German wacker ‘fresh’, ‘lively’, ‘brave’, ‘valiant’.

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


Similar surnames: Acker, Hacker, Wicker, Zacker, Tacker, Packer, Backer, Waker, Wecker

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Wacker Family Origin

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Wacker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Butcher

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wacker family was Butcher. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wacker. The most common Wacker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Wacker's were Farmers.

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Wacker Historical Records

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Wacker Life Expectancy

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