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Bakker Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: occupational name for a baker Dutch and Low German bakker. Compare Backer and Baker . Norwegian: habitational name from any of the farmsteads so named in southeastern Norway; it is the indefinite plural form of Bakke .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Backer, Baker, Bekker, Bakke, Banker, Barker, Bacher, Acker, Baxter

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Where is the Bakker family from?

You can see how Bakker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bakker family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bakker families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 8 Bakker families living in Lancashire. This was about 35% of all the recorded Bakker's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Bakker families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bakker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bakker ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Bakker. 50% of Bakker men worked as a General Labourer and 100% of Bakker women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Indus Wife Ass Agent

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Bakker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bakker 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 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Bakker. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bakker. For the veterans among your Bakker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bakker lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bakker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bakker in 1958 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

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