Ecter Family History

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Ecter Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ecker, Etter, Elter, Emter, Ester, Enter, Ector, Cater, Hector, Peter

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Ecter Family Origin

Where is the Ecter family from?

Ecter Family Occupations

What did your Ecter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Ball Boy and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ecter. 12% of Ecter men worked as a Ball Boy and 20% of Ecter women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ecter were Kitchen Helper and Pantry Girl

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Ball Boy
    12%
  • Concrete Mixer
    12%
  • Farm Worker
    12%
  • Kitchen Helper
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    20%
  • House Keeper
    20%
  • Housework
    20%
  • Pantry Girl
    20%

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

Ecter Historical Records

What Ecter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 280 census records available for the last name Ecter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ecter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Ecter

Passenger List

There are 12 immigration records available for the last name Ecter. 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 18 military records available for the last name Ecter. For the veterans among your Ecter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ecter Life Expectancy

What is the average Ecter lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Ecter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Ecter in 1963 was 66, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ecter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ecter 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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