The United States maps below show the distribution a specific surname within the 50 United States. Our database contains the 50,000 most commonly occurring names in the United States. The source of this data is the 1850 Census, 1880 Census, 1920 Census, and 1990's phone books. Note that the Census data is a sampling of 1 in 100 names, so the 1990 data is the most
accurate. The color of each state indicates how frequently you will find someone with this surname in each state. For instance, if a state is colored red, then 1 in 100 people (or more) in that state have the surname. Similarly, yellow means approximately 1 in 300 have the surname, green means 1 in 1000, and blue means 1 in 10,000 (or less).
The Juers were too few to show up and the Eckles were spotty but that is what makes them easier from a family history POV. The Schmidts, Nelsons and Gilligan (Colleen’s family name) were more prevelant.
No data on Eckels in 1880
No data on Eckles in 1850
No data on Eckles in 1880
No data on Eckles in 1920
No data on Eccles in 1920