Eidsness Family History

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Eidsness Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead so named in western Norway, from Old Norse eid ‘isthmus’ + nes ‘headland’, ‘promontory’.

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

Similar surnames: Likness, Osness, Barsness, Fodness, Fadness, Rogness, Eide, Sidney

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Eidsness Family Origin

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Eidsness Family Occupations

What did your Eidsness ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housemaid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eidsness. 45% of Eidsness men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Eidsness women worked as a Housemaid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eidsness were Carpentergrain Buyer and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Car Cleamer
  • Carpentergrain Buyer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housemaid
  • Cook
  • Housekeeper
  • Maid

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

Eidsness Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 673 census records available for the last name Eidsness. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eidsness 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 139 immigration records available for the last name Eidsness. 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 81 military records available for the last name Eidsness. For the veterans among your Eidsness ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eidsness Life Expectancy

What is the average Eidsness lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Eidsness life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Eidsness in 1962 was 76, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eidsness

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eidsness 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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