Eiker Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name formed with egi ‘point (of a sword or lance)’ (Old High German ecka). Perhaps a respelling of German Eicher. Norwegian: variant (plural) of Eike.

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


Similar surnames: Eike, Ecker, Eimer, Piker, Lier, Kiker, Eaker, Weiker, Eiben, Esser

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Eiker Family Origin

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Eiker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Grocer

    7%
  • Bank Clerk

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Eiker family was Bank Clerk. Farmer, Blacksmith and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eiker. The most common Eiker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Eiker's were Farmers.

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Eiker Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, Eiker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Eiker in 1964 was 59, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eiker

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