Waker Name Meaning

English: nickname for a watchful person, from Middle English waker ‘watchful’, ‘vigilant’.

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


Similar surnames: Walker, Wacker, Baker, Wake, Water, Laker, Wager, Saker, Hayer, Ayer

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Waker Family Origin

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Waker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waker. The most common Waker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Waker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Waker family was Farming.

Source: Census data for Waker | Data not to scale

Waker Historical Records

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Waker Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Waker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Waker in 1944 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waker

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