Easterlin Family History

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Easterlin Name Meaning

from the personal name Österlin, composed of the elements oster ‘Easter’ + the hypocoristic suffix -lin, thus denoting a child born on Easter Day. nickname for someone living to the east of a settlement or coming from a place in the east, from late Middle High German ost ‘east’.

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

Similar surnames: Esterline, Easter, Easterling, Sterling, Easterly, Sanderlin

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Easterlin Family Origin

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Easterlin Family Occupations

What did your Easterlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Easterlin. 11% of Easterlin men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Easterlin women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Easterlin were Laborer and Boaming House

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Salesman
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Agent
  • Beautician
  • Boaming House

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

Easterlin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Easterlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Easterlin 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 27 immigration records available for the last name Easterlin. 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 277 military records available for the last name Easterlin. For the veterans among your Easterlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Easterlin Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Easterlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Easterlin in 1958 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

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