Ecton Family History

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Ecton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Northamptonshire and Staffordshire, so named from the Old English personal name Ecca + tun ‘settlement’, ‘enclosure’.

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

Similar surnames: Elton, Exton, Eaton, Acton, Upton, Kenton, Denton, Benton, Keeton

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Ecton Family Origin

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Ecton Family Occupations

What did your Ecton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Hand and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ecton. A less common occupation for the Ecton family was Keeping House. The most common Ecton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Ecton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Hand

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Ecton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Ecton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ecton 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 157 immigration records available for the last name Ecton. 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 989 military records available for the last name Ecton. For the veterans among your Ecton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ecton Life Expectancy

What is the average Ecton lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ecton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ecton in 1962 was 65, and 71 in 2004.

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