Ekman Family History

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Ekman Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements ek ‘oak’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Edman, Eyman, Elman, Beckman, Derman, Lyman, Osman, Byman, Nyman

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Ekman Family Origin

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Ekman Family Occupations

What did your Ekman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ekman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Ekman's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Baptist Minister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ekman. A less common occupation for the Ekman family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Baptist Minister

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ekman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ekman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ekman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ekman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ekman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ekman in 1951 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ekman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ekman 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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