When Robert Becker was born on 9 November 1933, in Algona, Kossuth, Iowa, United States, his father, Carlyle Henry Becker, was 26 and his mother, Orvilla Kathryn Gilbertson, was 21. He died on 19 March 1999, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 65.
German and Dutch: occupational name for a baker of bread, or brick and tiles, derived from Middle High German and Middle Dutch backen ‘to bake’. The German surname is also found in France (mainly Lorraine and Alsace).
Danish: occupational name for a baker, from bechere ‘baker’.
Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a baker, from German Bäcker (compare 1 and Backer ) or Yiddish beker ‘baker’.