Eckstein Family History

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Eckstein Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German ecke ‘corner’ + stein ‘stone’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a stonemason or bricklayer, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a rocky outcrop. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Eckstein ‘cornerstone’ (see 1).

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


Similar surnames: Stein, Einstein, Weinstein, Epstein, Bernstein, Dickstein, Hochstein

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Eckstein Family Origin

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Eckstein Family Occupations

What did your Eckstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Medical Student and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Eckstein. 34% of Eckstein men worked as a Medical Student and 55% of Eckstein women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eckstein were Commercial Traveller and Household Duties (unpaid)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Medical Student
    34%
  • Salesman
    34%
  • Commercial Traveller
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    55%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Domestic Duties Nun
    10%
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
    10%

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

Eckstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Eckstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eckstein 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Eckstein. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Eckstein. For the veterans among your Eckstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eckstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Eckstein lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Eckstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Eckstein in 1949 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

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