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Origins of the Eker surname

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About the Ekers

We have a total number of 277 records for people with the last name Eker.

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Where do most Ekers live?

In 1921, most Ekers lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Ekers

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 124 records for the Eker surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Ekers most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Ekers.

What are the most common Eker first names?

  • Charles
  • John
  • Annie
  • Bertha

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Common jobs for Ekers

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Ekers in 1921
Domestic Servant


Elementary School Teacher




Cap Finisher




Common Male occupations for Ekers in 1921
Assistant Hebrew Teacher


Domestic Servant


Dyer Cleaner


Fur Crinper


General Servant Domestic


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