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Easterbrook Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a brook to the east of a main settlement, from Middle English easter ‘eastern’ (see Easter 1) + brook ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Easter, Easterlin, Ellerbrock, Lashbrook, Glazebrook, Seabrook

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Where is the Easterbrook family from?

You can see how Easterbrook families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Easterbrook family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Easterbrook families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 531 Easterbrook families living in Devon. This was about 58% of all the recorded Easterbrook's in the UK. Devon had the highest population of Easterbrook families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Easterbrook surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Easterbrook ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Easterbrook. 18% of Easterbrook men worked as a General Labourer and 77% of Easterbrook women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Easterbrook were Sheet Metal Worker and Private Means.

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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 Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    18%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Solicitor
    6%
  • Sheet Metal Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    77%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Private Means
    2%
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Census Records

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Easterbrook. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Easterbrook 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Easterbrook. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Easterbrook. For the veterans among your Easterbrook ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Easterbrook lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Easterbrook life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Easterbrook in 1954 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

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