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Eads Family History

Eads Name Meaning

English: patronymic or metronymic from Eade.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Eades, Edds, Eady, Ebbs, Meads, Eade, Edde, Mays, Rans, Kady

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Where is the Eads family from?

You can see how Eads families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eads family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Eads families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 45 Eads families living in London. This was about 38% of all the recorded Eads's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Eads families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eads surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eads ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Eads. 100% of Eads women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Eads. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eads census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 847 immigration records available for the last name Eads. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Eads. For the veterans among your Eads ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eads lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Eads life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eads in 1948 was 21, and 76 in 2004.

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