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Early Origins of the Ecklund family

The surname Ecklund was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Ecklund family

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Ecklund Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Eklun, Eklin, Ecklin, Eklund, Ecklun, Eklen and many more.

Early Notables of the Ecklund family

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Ecklund Ranking

In the United States, the name Ecklund is the 9,980th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 1

United States Ecklund migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ecklund Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • A. Ecklund, who arrived in Detroit in 1869
  • C. T. Ecklund, who settled in Baltimore in 1882
  • Charles Ecklund, who arrived in Illinois in 1886
  • Charles E. Ecklund, who settled in Colorado in 1899
Ecklund Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Ande Ecklund, who settled in Montana in 1870-1900

Contemporary Notables of the name Ecklund (post 1700) +

  • Peter Ecklund (1945-2020), American jazz cornetist who died April 8, 2020 from Parkinson's disease
  • Elaine Howard Ecklund, American Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences and Professor of Sociology at Rice University
  • Daryl Ecklund (b. 1985), American motocross rider
  • Bradford Sterling Ecklund (1922-2010), American NFL and AAFC football center
  • Peter Ecklund Jr., American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State Senate 1st District, 1994 2
  • C. Marshall Ecklund, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives from Mason County, 1942 2

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