Ek Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from ek ‘oak’.

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

Similar surnames: Eck, Sek, Elk, Eick, Elo, Erk, Mak, Beck, Leu, Mu

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Ek Family Origin

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Ek Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ek family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ek. The most common Ek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Ek's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter


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Ek Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Ek Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Ek in 1945 was 22, and 63 in 2004.

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