Eckenrode Family History

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Eckenrode Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German eke ‘oak’ (plural eken) + rot ‘cleared land’; a topographic name for someone who lived by a piece of land which had been cleared of oaks, or perhaps a nickname for some who owned a piece of such land.

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


Similar surnames: Eckenrod, Ecker, Heckendorn, Heckendorf, Cedrone, Eckenroth

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Eckenrode Family Origin

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Eckenrode Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Eckenrode occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Eckenrode's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eckenrode family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eckenrode.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    3%

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Eckenrode Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eckenrode. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eckenrode census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Eckenrode. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Eckenrode. For the veterans among your Eckenrode ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eckenrode Life Expectancy

What is the average Eckenrode lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Eckenrode life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Eckenrode in 1945 was 25, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eckenrode

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