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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eker

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From Old Swedish eker, which is the same word as the tree ek (“oak”).

  1. a spoke (part of a wheel, a beam from hub to rim)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Eker

T. Harv Eker is an author, professional speaker, and trainer. T. was born on June 10th, 1954 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


Bård Eker is an industrial designer and businessman. Bård was born on October 10th, 1961 in Fredrikstad.


Selçuk was born on December 18th, 1991 in Gebze, Kocaeli Province, Turkey.


Mehdi Eker is a Minister of Food, Agriculture, Livestock, Member of the Grand National Assembly, Ministry of Food, Livestock (Turkey), and Grand National Assembly of Turkey. Mehdi was born on January 1st, 1956 in Bismil.


Ilhan Eker is a soccer player for the Balıkesirspor, Hacettepe S.K., Gençlerbirliği S.K., Fenerbahçe S.K., Kayserispor, and Kasımpaşa S.K. Ilhan was born on January 1st, 1983 in Balıkesir.


Gunvor was born on August 15th, 1906. She breathed her last breath on July 22nd, 1980.


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Popularity of Eker as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eker U.S.
  White 87.29% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eker

People with the last name Eker are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Eker

  • How Popular is the name Eker? Eker is the 59,384th most popular name of all time. As a last name Eker was the 99,845th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Eker have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 23 babies born with the first name Eker in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eker? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2012 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Eker first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eker is Sunday, June 10th, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Eker born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eker was in 2012 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Eker: Your name in reverse order is Reke. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Erke. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eker? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 181 people with the last name Eker.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eker? Eker is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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