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Eckert Family History

Eckert Name Meaning
German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agi ‘edge’, ‘point’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

464,275 Historical Documents with Eckert on Ancestry.com
142,930 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
28,621 Military Records
13,785 Immigration Records
83,709 Census and Voter Lists
195,230 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Eckert Families

  • Number of Eckert families
     329 - 656
     110 - 328
     1 - 109
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Eckert families
     24 - 46
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Eckert last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Eckert census records

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Eckert Family Origin

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Eckert Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Eckert

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Eckert Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Eckert census records

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Eckert Civil War Service Records

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