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Ekern Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in eastern Norway so named, from Old Norse ekra ‘meadow’, ‘field’.

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


Similar surnames: Kern, Eiken, Ken, Stern, Reker, Dern, Eder, Kerr, Eiker, Aker

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Ekern Family Origin

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Ekern Family Occupations

What did your Ekern ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Country Store Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ekern. The most common Ekern occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Ekern's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Country Store Keeper

    25%

United States shown, England data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ekern ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ekern Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ekern. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ekern 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ekern. 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 Ekern. For the veterans among your Ekern ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ekern Life Expectancy

What is the average Ekern lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ekern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Ekern in 1959 was 40, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ekern

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ekern 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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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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