Eckels Family History

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Eckels Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Eckel.

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

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Eckels Family Origin

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Eckels Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Eckels family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eckels. The most common Eckels occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Eckels's were Farmers.

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Eckels Life Expectancy

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