Erck Family History

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Erck Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from a Germanic personal name formed with erkan ‘pure’, ‘perfect’. English: reduced form of Herrick.

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


Similar surnames: Erk, Eck, Merck, Derck, Enck, Dirck, Mock, Bick, Rock, Eicke

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Erck Family Origin

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Erck Family Occupations

What did your Erck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Erck occupation in the USA was Farming. 20% of Erck's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Erck family was Driver Wagon. Farming, Keeping House and Dealer In Hardware were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erck.

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  • Farming

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Dealer In Hardware

    10%
  • Driver Wagon

    10%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Erck Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Erck Life Expectancy

What is the average Erck lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Erck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Erck in 1964 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erck 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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