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Eiker Name Meaning

German: from an ancient Germanic personal name formed with agi ‘point edge (of a sword)’. Perhaps an altered form of German Eicher . Norwegian: plural form of Eike .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Eike, Ecker, Eimer, Piker, Lier, Kiker, Eaker, Weiker, Eiben, Esser

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Where is the Eiker family from?

You can see how Eiker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eiker family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Eiker families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Eiker families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Eiker's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Eiker families in 1911.
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What did your Eiker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eiker. 59% of Eiker men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Eiker women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eiker were Clerk and Maid. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Eiker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eiker 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 110 immigration records available for the last name Eiker. 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 329 military records available for the last name Eiker. For the veterans among your Eiker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eiker lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Eiker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Eiker in 1964 was 59, and 89 in 2004.

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