Eggleton Family History

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Eggleton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Eggleton in Herefordshire or Egleton in Rutland, both named in Old English as ‘settlement associated with Ecgwulf or Ecgel’.

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

Similar surnames: Eggleston, Angleton, Embleton, Edgerton, Hazleton, Singleton

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Eggleton Family Origin

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Eggleton Family Occupations

What did your Eggleton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eggleton. A less common occupation for the Eggleton family was Carman. The most common Eggleton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Eggleton's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Carman


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

Eggleton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Eggleton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eggleton 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Eggleton. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Eggleton. For the veterans among your Eggleton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eggleton Life Expectancy

What is the average Eggleton lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Eggleton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Eggleton in 1941 was 46, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eggleton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eggleton 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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