Eakman Family History

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Eakman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Eeckman, Eekman, an occupational name for someone who gauged the contents of barrels.

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

Similar surnames: Aikman, Jackman, Waxman, Earman, Heckman, Layman, Lakeman, Badman

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Eakman Family Origin

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Eakman Family Occupations

What did your Eakman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eakman. 32% of Eakman men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Eakman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eakman were Common Laborer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Common Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer

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

Eakman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Eakman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eakman 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 30 immigration records available for the last name Eakman. 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 247 military records available for the last name Eakman. For the veterans among your Eakman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eakman Life Expectancy

What is the average Eakman lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Eakman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Eakman in 1955 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eakman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eakman 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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