Echerd Family History

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Echerd Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Eckerdt (see Eckert).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Eckerd, Echard, Ecker, Bechard, Becher, Dechert, Scherz, Erhard

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Echerd Family Origin

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Echerd Family Occupations

What did your Echerd ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farming and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Echerd. 12% of Echerd men worked as a Farming and 14% of Echerd women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Echerd were Farm Hand and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farming
    12%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Farm Hand
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%

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

Echerd Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Echerd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Echerd census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 71 immigration records available for the last name Echerd. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 360 military records available for the last name Echerd. For the veterans among your Echerd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Echerd Life Expectancy

What is the average Echerd lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Echerd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Echerd in 1961 was 29, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Echerd

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Echerd ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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