First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eklund

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  • According to a user from Sweden, the name Eklund is of Swedish origin and means "Oakgrove Ek= oak. Lund= grove".

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From ek (“oak”) + lund (“grove”) .

  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Eklund

Britt Ekland is an actress and singer. She was most active from 1959 to present. Britt was given the name Britt-Marie Eklund on October 6th, 1942 in Stockholm.


Fredrik Eklund is a real estate salesperson. Fredrik was born on April 26th, 1977 in Stockholm.


Michael Eklund is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2000. Michael was born Michael Eklund in Saskatoon.


Dicky was born on May 9th, 1957 in Lowell, Massachusetts. Dicky is also known as Eklund and Richard.


Sigge Eklund is a writer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1999 to 1999. Sigge was given the name Sigvard Viggo Eklund on April 21st, 1974 in Stockholm, Sweden.


Greg Eklund is a musician. Greg was born Greg Eklund on April 18th, 1970.


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Popularity of Eklund as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eklund U.S.
  White 94.30% 64.26%
  African American 0.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.35% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eklund

People with the last name Eklund are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Eklund

  • How Popular is the name Eklund? As a last name Eklund was the 8,178th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Eklund first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Eklund is Thursday, January 14th, 1892.
  • How unique is the name Eklund? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Eklund. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Eklund: Your name in reverse order is Dnulke. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kuelnd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eklund? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,053 people with the last name Eklund.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eklund? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Eklund as their last name.

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