Ecton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Northamptonshire and Staffordshire, so named from the Old English personal name Ecca + tun ‘settlement’, ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Elton, Exton, Eaton, Acton, Upton, Kenton, Denton, Benton, Keeton

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Ecton Family Origin

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Ecton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farm Hand

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farm Hand and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ecton. A less common occupation for the Ecton family was Keeping House. The most common Ecton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Ecton's were Farmers.

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Ecton Historical Records

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Ecton Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Ecton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ecton in 1962 was 65, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ecton

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