Eckerman Family History

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Eckerman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Eckermann. Jewish: variant of Eck and Ecker 4.

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


Similar surnames: Beckerman, Ackerman, Ellerman, Ockerman, Eilerman, Wackerman

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Eckerman Family Origin

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Eckerman Family Occupations

What did your Eckerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Eckerman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Eckerman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eckerman family was Keeping House. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eckerman.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Eckerman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Eckerman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eckerman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eckerman 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 Eckerman. 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 Eckerman. For the veterans among your Eckerman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eckerman Life Expectancy

What is the average Eckerman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Eckerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Eckerman in 1951 was 50, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eckerman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eckerman ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Eckerman Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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