Ecker Family History

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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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In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Ecker. 72% of Ecker men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Ecker women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ecker were Machinist and Income

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
  • Housekeeper
  • Income

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

Ecker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Ecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ecker 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Ecker. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Ecker. For the veterans among your Ecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ecker Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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