Eastman Family History

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Eastman Name Meaning

topographic name, a variant of East. variant of Eastmond.

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

Similar surnames: Oatman, Ostman, Waitman, Lassman, Eastham, Essman, Ashman, Eastland

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Eastman Family Origin

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Eastman Family Occupations

What did your Eastman 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 Eastman. 3% of Eastman men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Eastman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eastman were Incapacitated and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Farmer
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties

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

Eastman Historical Records

What Eastman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 131,000 census records available for the last name Eastman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eastman 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Eastman. 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 30,000 military records available for the last name Eastman. For the veterans among your Eastman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eastman Life Expectancy

What is the average Eastman lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Eastman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Eastman in 1942 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eastman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eastman 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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