Eckel Family History

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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

What did your Eckel ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Eckel. 55% of Eckel men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    55%
  • Miller
    28%
  • Dentist
    19%

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

Eckel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Eckel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eckel 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Eckel. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Eckel. For the veterans among your Eckel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eckel Life Expectancy

What is the average Eckel lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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