Ector Family History

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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

What did your Ector ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ector. 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.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farmhand

    5%

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

Ector Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Ector

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ector. 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 Ector. For the veterans among your Ector ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ector Life Expectancy

What is the average Ector lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ector

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ector 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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