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Eckstein Family History

Eckstein Name Meaning
German: from Middle High German ecke ‘corner’ + stein ‘stone’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a stonemason or bricklayer, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a rocky outcrop.Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Eckstein ‘cornerstone’ (see 1).

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

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Name Distribution of Eckstein Families

  • Number of Eckstein families
     67 - 132
     23 - 66
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Eckstein families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Eckstein last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Eckstein Family Origin

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Eckstein Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Eckstein

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Eckstein Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Eckstein Civil War Service Records

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