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Eike Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from various farms in southwestern Norway so named, from Old Norse eiki ‘oak’, ‘oak grove’ (see Ege). German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with Egi-, Agi-, from Old High German ecka ‘point (of a sword or lance)’.

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


Similar surnames: Eiker, Eide, Eiken, Eicke, Pike, Rike, Deike, Duke, Enke, Mike

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Where is the Eike family from?

You can see how Eike families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eike family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Eike families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Eike families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Eike's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Eike families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eike surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eike ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eike. 28% of Eike men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Eike women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eike were Tool Maker and Housewife.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Tool Maker
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • House Wife
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Eike. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eike census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 672 immigration records available for the last name Eike. 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 Cards

There are 412 military records available for the last name Eike. For the veterans among your Eike ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eike lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Eike life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Eike in 1963 was 80, and 80 in 2004.

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