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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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

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Ek Historical Records

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Ek Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ek

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