Ecker Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from a medieval personal name, probably a short form of Eckhard (see Eckert). German: topographic name for someone who lived in a corner house or kept a corner shop, from Middle High German ecke ‘corner’ + the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Eck 1. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name from a Yiddish dialect eker ‘(wood)cutter’, ‘chopper’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Ecker ‘beechnut’.

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


Similar surnames: Recker, Acker, Hecker, Decker, Necker, Secker, Ocker, Erker, Becker

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Ecker Family Origin

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Ecker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • B. Smith

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ecker. A less common occupation for the Ecker family was B. Smith. The most common Ecker occupation in Canada was Farmer. 64% of Ecker's were Farmers.

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Ecker Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Ecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ecker in 1942 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ecker

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