Eke Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Eck. English: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Ecke, Ede, Ekey, Ege, Heye, Eve, Oke, Aker, Reker, Tye

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Eke Family Origin

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Eke Family Occupations

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In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Eke. 3% of Eke men worked as a Farm Labourer and 53% of Eke women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eke were Agricultural Labour and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
  • Horseman On Farm
  • Agricultural Labourer
  • Agricultural Labour

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic Du
  • Incapacitated

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

Eke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Eke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eke 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 948 immigration records available for the last name Eke. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Eke. For the veterans among your Eke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eke Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Eke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Eke in 1963 was 77, and 65 in 2003.

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