Ector Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from a vernacular form of Hector.

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


Similar surnames: Hector, Estok, Hoctor, Textor, Rector, Doctor, Nestor, Pectol, Ecker

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Ector Family Origin

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Ector Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farmhand

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ector family was Farmhand. The most common Ector occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Ector's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ector.

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Ector Historical Records

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Ector Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Ector life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Ector in 1947 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ector

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