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Ailker Family History

Ailker Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Kilker, Hilker, Alker, Wilker, Dicker, Asker, Picker, Alger, Anker

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Where is the Ailker family from?

You can see how Ailker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ailker family name was found in Scotland between 1841 and 1891. The most Ailker families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1841 there were 6 Ailker families living in Midlothian. This was about 86% of all the recorded Ailker's in Scotland. Midlothian had the highest population of Ailker families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ailker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ailker ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 22 census records available for the last name Ailker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ailker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 12 immigration records available for the last name Ailker. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1 military records available for the last name Ailker. For the veterans among your Ailker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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