Eckes Family History

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Eckes Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from a short form of Eckhardt (see Eckert).

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

Similar surnames: Ecker, Eckel, Eakes, Meckes, Eckels, Jukes, Reckers, Recker, Eike

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Eckes Family Origin

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Eckes Family Occupations

What did your Eckes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Eckes family was Baker. Farmer, Harness Maker and Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eckes. The most common Eckes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Eckes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Harness Maker

  • Saloon

  • Baker


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

Eckes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Eckes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eckes 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 621 immigration records available for the last name Eckes. 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 851 military records available for the last name Eckes. For the veterans among your Eckes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eckes Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Eckes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Eckes in 1958 was 55, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eckes 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.

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