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Eckhardt Family History

Eckhardt Name Meaning
Variant of German Eckert.

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

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37,543 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,529 Military Records
5,503 Immigration Records
20,667 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Eckhardt Families

  • Number of Eckhardt families
     68 - 134
     23 - 67
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Eckhardt families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Eckhardt last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Eckhardt census records

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Eckhardt Family Origin

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Eckhardt Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Eckhardt

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Eckhardt Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Eckhardt census records

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Eckhardt Civil War Service Records

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