Thomas John Baker

2 June 1847–29 August 1847
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas John

When Thomas John Baker was born on 2 June 1847, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas John Baker, was 45 and his mother, Ann Dalley, was 27. He lived in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 29 August 1847, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 0.

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Thomas John Baker
Ann Dalley
Victoria Elizabeth Baker
Ann Baker
Charles Thomas Baker
William Baker
Mary Ann Baker
Henry Baker
Thomas John Baker
Eliza Baker
Edwin Baker
George Baker

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Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name, from Middle English bakere, Old English bæcere, a derivative of bacan ‘to bake’. It may have been used for someone whose special task in the kitchen of a great house or castle was the baking of bread, but since most humbler households did their own baking in the Middle Ages, it may also have referred to the owner of a communal oven used by the whole village. The right to be in charge of this and exact money or loaves in return for its use was in many parts of the country a hereditary feudal privilege. Compare Miller . Less often the surname may have been acquired by someone noted for baking particularly fine bread or by a baker of pottery or bricks.2 Americanized form of cognates or equivalents in many other languages, for example German Bäcker, Becker; Dutch Bakker, Bakmann; French Boulanger. For other forms see Hanks and Hodges ( 1988 ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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