Eckland Family History

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Eckland Name Meaning

Probably a respelling either of a Norwegian habitational name from several farmsteads named with eik ‘oak’ + land ‘land’, or of a Swedish ornamental compound with the same elements.

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


Similar surnames: Ackland, England, Erland, Wickland, Okland, Egeland, Ryland, Ersland

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Eckland Family Origin

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Eckland Family Occupations

What did your Eckland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Eckland occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Eckland's were Farmers. Farmer and Teacher Of Music were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Eckland.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Teacher Of Music

    33%

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Eckland Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Eckland Life Expectancy

What is the average Eckland lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Eckland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Eckland in 1959 was 57, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eckland 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.

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