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Ecker (surname)

Ecker is a surname. Notable people with the name include:

  • Alexander Ecker (1816-1877), German anthropologist and anatomist
  • Danny Ecker (born 1977), German former pole vaulter
  • Enrique Ecker (1923-1990), American National Football League player
  • Gerhard Ecker (born 1962), Austrian medicinal chemist and professor
  • Guy Ecker (born 1959), American-Brazilian actor
  • Haylie Ecker (born 1975), Australian violinist
  • Janet Ecker (born 1953), Canadian politician
  • John Ecker (born 1948), German-American basketball player and coach
  • Johnny Ecker (born 1973), French footballer
  • Paul Ecker (1913-1979), German World War II officer
  • William Ecker (1924-2009), US Navy aviator
  • Wolfert Acker or Ecker (1667–1753), American colonial clergyman

The Ecker is a roughly , right-hand, southeast tributary of the Oker which runs mainly through the Harz mountains in the German states of Saxony-Anhalt and Lower Saxony.