Eckford Family History

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Eckford Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from a place in Roxburghshire named Eckford.

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


Similar surnames: Beckford, Elford, Bickford, Telford, Watford, Mugford, Bedford

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Eckford Family Origin

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Eckford Family Occupations

What did your Eckford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Eckford family was Tp Treasurer. Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Eckford. The most common Eckford occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Eckford's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Farmer Son

    20%
  • Tp Treasurer

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Eckford ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Eckford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eckford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eckford 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Eckford. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Eckford. For the veterans among your Eckford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eckford Life Expectancy

What is the average Eckford lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Eckford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Eckford in 1942 was 37, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eckford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eckford 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.

Famous Eckford Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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