Eckford Family History

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Eckford Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from a place in Roxburghshire named Eckford.

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


Similar surnames: Beckford, Elford, Bickford, Telford, Watford, Mugford, Bedford

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Eckford Family Origin

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Eckford Family Occupations

What did your Eckford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Eckford occupation in the UK was Joiner. 5% of Eckford's were Joiners. Joiner, Grocer & Spirit Dealer and Joiner (Journeyman) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eckford. A less common occupation for the Eckford family was Labourer.

View Census data for Eckford | Data not to scale

  • Joiner

    5%
  • Grocer & Spirit Dealer

    3%
  • Joiner (Journeyman)

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

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

Eckford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eckford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eckford 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Eckford. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Eckford. For the veterans among your Eckford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eckford Life Expectancy

What is the average Eckford lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Eckford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Eckford in 1942 was 37, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eckford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eckford 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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