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Find more Eckert relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 1,393 less people named Eckert in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 10,926 people named Eckert in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Eckert in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,533 people named Eckert were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,307 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,774
  • 48%, or 1,208 people, lived in homes they rented
  • For 4,738 females, Mary was the most common name
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Eckert families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 1,050 were born in foreign countries
  • 27% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania