Eckstein Family History

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Eckstein Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German ecke ‘corner’ + stein ‘stone’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a stonemason or bricklayer, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a rocky outcrop. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Eckstein ‘cornerstone’ (see 1).

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


Similar surnames: Stein, Einstein, Weinstein, Epstein, Bernstein, Dickstein, Hochstein

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Eckstein Family Origin

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Eckstein Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Merchant

    17%
  • Son

    17%

In 1881, the most common Eckstein occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Eckstein's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eckstein family was Son. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eckstein.

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Eckstein Historical Records

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Eckstein Life Expectancy

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Famous Eckstein Family

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