Ekern Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in eastern Norway so named, from Old Norse ekra ‘meadow’, ‘field’.

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


Similar surnames: Kern, Eiken, Ken, Stern, Reker, Dern, Eder, Kerr, Eiker, Aker

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Ekern Family Origin

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Ekern Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Country Store Keeper

    25%

In 1880, Farmer and Country Store Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ekern. The most common Ekern occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Ekern's were Farmers.

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Ekern Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Ekern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Ekern in 1959 was 40, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ekern

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