Eiker Family History

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Eiker Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name formed with egi ‘point (of a sword or lance)’ (Old High German ecka). Perhaps a respelling of German Eicher. Norwegian: variant (plural) of Eike.

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


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

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Eiker Family Origin

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Eiker Family Occupations

What did your Eiker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Eiker family was Bank Clerk. Farmer, Blacksmith and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eiker. The most common Eiker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Eiker's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Grocer

    7%
  • Bank Clerk

    3%

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Eiker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 List

There are 642 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 Card

There are 1,000 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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Eiker Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eiker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eiker 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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