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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective and pronoun Ech"e

From Middle English eche, ece, from Old English ēċe, ǣċe (“perpetual, eternal, everlasting”), from Proto-Germanic *aiwikjaz, *aiwōkijaz (“eternal”), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂yewgʷih₃- and *h₂yugʷih₃- respectively, to assume a reconstruction of Pre-Germanic *h₂oyugʷih₃- with an original meaning of "ever-living".. Cognate with Dutch eeuwig (“eternal”), German ewig (“eternal”), Swedish evig (“perpetual, eternal”).

From Middle English echen (“to increase, augment”). More at eke.

eche was also found in the following language(s): Asturian, Middle English, and Spanish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Eche

Idakwo Eche is a sports team member for the Lobi Stars F.C.


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Popularity of Eche as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eche U.S.
  White 32.69% 64.26%
  African American 48.08% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 19.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eche

People with the last name Eche are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Eche

  • How Popular is the name Eche? As a last name Eche was the 156,044th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Eche? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Eche was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Eche: Your name in reverse order is Ehce. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hcee. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eche? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 104 people with the last name Eche.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eche? Eche is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Eche born Aug 12, 2003

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Eastern Australia approximately on 1700. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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