Eckstein

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Eckstein.

Proper noun[edit]

Eckstein (plural Ecksteins)

  1. A surname​.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Eckstein is the 7211st most common surname in the United States, belonging to 4628 individuals. Eckstein is most common among White (93.5%) individuals.

Anagrams[edit]


German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛkˌʃtaɪ̯n/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Eckstein m (genitive Ecksteines or Ecksteins, plural Ecksteine)

  1. cornerstone (literal and figurative, but for the latter more often Eckpfeiler)
  2. (Southern Germany, card games) diamond
    • 1841, Friedrich Wilhelm Hackländer, Vier Könige. Bilder aus dem Soldatenleben, in F. W. Hackländers Werke, vol. 6, Adolph Krabbe (publ., 1855), page 58.
      Einer meiner Bekannten zog eine Karte; ich glaube, es war Eckstein Sieben, lud sie in das Gewehr und drückte ab.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    Synonym: Karo

Declension[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Eckstein m or f (genitive Ecksteins)

  1. A surname​.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Eckstein.

Proper noun[edit]

Eckstein m or f

  1. A surname​.