Ekey Family History

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Ekey Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Dutch or German Eke.

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

Similar surnames: Eke, Eley, Key, Fey, Akey, Okey, Ebey, Aley, Yerkey, Ebel

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Ekey Family Origin

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Ekey Family Occupations

What did your Ekey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ekey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Ekey's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ekey. A less common occupation for the Ekey family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Ekey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ekey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ekey 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 69 immigration records available for the last name Ekey. 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 294 military records available for the last name Ekey. For the veterans among your Ekey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ekey Life Expectancy

What is the average Ekey lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ekey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Ekey in 1955 was 45, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ekey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ekey 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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