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Edeker Family History

Edeker 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: Ideker, Redeker, Ederer, Ecker, Decker, Deger, Reker, Eder, Deter

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Where is the Edeker family from?

You can see how Edeker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Edeker family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Edeker families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Edeker families living in Florida. This was about 22% of all the recorded Edeker's in USA. Florida and 2 other states had the highest population of Edeker families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Edeker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Edeker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Edeker. 50% of Edeker men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Edeker women worked as a Teacher. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Carpenter
    25%
  • Laborer
    25%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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What Edeker family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 220 census records available for the last name Edeker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edeker 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Edeker. 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 42 military records available for the last name Edeker. For the veterans among your Edeker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Edeker lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2001, in the United States, Edeker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Edeker in 1966 was 70, and 79 in 2001.

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