Edquist Family History

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Edquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements ed ‘isthmus’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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

Similar surnames: Hedquist, Enquist, Oquist, Boquist, Nyquist, Engquist, Elmquist

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Edquist Family Origin

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Edquist Family Occupations

What did your Edquist ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Mill Yard were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edquist. A less common occupation for the Edquist family was Painter. The most common Edquist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Edquist's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Mill Yard

  • Painter


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Edquist Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Edquist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edquist 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Edquist. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Edquist. For the veterans among your Edquist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edquist Life Expectancy

What is the average Edquist lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Edquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Edquist in 1945 was 26, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edquist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edquist 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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