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Eckland Family History

Eckland Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swedish Eklund .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ackland, England, Erland, Wickland, Okland, Egeland, Ryland, Ersland

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Where is the Eckland family from?

You can see how Eckland families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eckland family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Eckland families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Eckland family living in Glamorgan. This was 100% of all the recorded Eckland's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan had the highest population of Eckland families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eckland surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eckland ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eckland. 20% of Eckland men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Eckland women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eckland were Machinist and Nurse. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Nurse
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Eckland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eckland 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 710 immigration records available for the last name Eckland. 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 Cards

There are 452 military records available for the last name Eckland. For the veterans among your Eckland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eckland lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Eckland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Eckland in 1959 was 57, and 72 in 2004.

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