Eidson Family History

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Eidson Name Meaning

English or Scottish: patronymic, perhaps a variant of Addison, from a pet form of Adam. Compare Edson, Eade.

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


Similar surnames: Edson, Kitson, Wilson, Ipson, Eason, Elson, Edison, Sisson, Judson

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Eidson Family Origin

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Eidson Family Occupations

What did your Eidson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Lead Miner and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Eidson. The most common Eidson occupation in the UK was Lead Miner. 67% of Eidson's were Lead Miners.

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  • Lead Miner

    67%
  • Farmer

    33%

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

Eidson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Eidson Life Expectancy

What is the average Eidson lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Eidson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Eidson in 1944 was 23, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eidson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eidson 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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