Eckel Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of the personal name Eckehard (see Eckert).

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


Similar surnames: Meckel, Ecker, Eckes, Seckel, Yakel, Felkel, Recker, Eike, Ocker

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Eckel Family Origin

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Eckel Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Photographer

    33%
  • Servant

    33%

In 1881, the most common Eckel occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 33% of Eckel's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Eckel family was Servant. Carpenter and Photographer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Eckel.

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Eckel Historical Records

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Eckel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Eckel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eckel in 1954 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eckel

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