Eads Family History

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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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Eads Family Origin

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Eads Family Occupations

What did your Eads ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Eads family was Butcher. Farmer, Laundress and Brewers Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eads. The most common Eads occupation in the UK was Farmer. 18% of Eads's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laundress

  • Brewers Laborer

  • Butcher


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Eads ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Eads Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Eads Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eads

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eads ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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