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Eike Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from various farms in southwestern Norway so named, from Old Norse eiki ‘oak’, ‘oak grove’ (see Ege). German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with Egi-, Agi-, from Old High German ecka ‘point (of a sword or lance)’.

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

Similar surnames: Eiker, Eide, Eiken, Eicke, Pike, Rike, Deike, Duke, Enke, Mike

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Where is the Eike family from?

You can see how Eike families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eike family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Eike families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 9 Eike families living in Dorset. This was about 82% of all the recorded Eike's in United Kingdom. Dorset had the highest population of Eike families in 1891.
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What did your Eike ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eike. 28% of Eike men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Eike women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eike were Tool Maker and Housewife. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Tool Maker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • House Wife
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Eike. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eike census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 672 immigration records available for the last name Eike. 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 Cards

There are 412 military records available for the last name Eike. For the veterans among your Eike ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eike lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Eike life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Eike in 1963 was 80, and 80 in 2004.

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