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

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Builder

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Division Foreman

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Builder and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eakman. The most common Eakman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Eakman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eakman family was Division Foreman.

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Eakman Historical Records

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Eakman Life Expectancy

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