Eggett Family History

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Eggett Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): possibly a variant of Edgett, from the Old English personal name Ecggeat, or occasionally possibly from Ecgheard.

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

Similar surnames: Edgett, Leggett, Meggett, Huggett, Errett, Eggers, Egbert, Liggett

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Eggett Family Origin

Where is the Eggett family from?

Eggett Family Occupations

What did your Eggett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Eggett family was Farmer. Agricultural Labourer, Blacksmith and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eggett. The most common Eggett occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Eggett's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farm Labourer

  • Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Eggett ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Eggett Historical Records

What Eggett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Eggett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eggett 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 361 immigration records available for the last name Eggett. 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 452 military records available for the last name Eggett. For the veterans among your Eggett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eggett Life Expectancy

What is the average Eggett lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Eggett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Eggett in 1947 was 43, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eggett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eggett 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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