Eke Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Eck. English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Ecke, Ede, Ekey, Ege, Heye, Eve, Oke, Aker, Reker, Tye

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Eke Family Origin

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Eke Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Eke occupation in the USA was Brickmason. 25% of Eke's were Brickmasons. A less common occupation for the Eke family was Washer Woman. Brickmason, Farmer and Police-Park were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eke.

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  • Brickmason

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Police-Park

    25%
  • Washer Woman

    25%

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Eke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eke 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 Eke. 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 Eke. For the veterans among your Eke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eke Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Eke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Eke in 1963 was 77, and 65 in 2003.

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