Eighmey Family History

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Eighmey Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Eickmeyer.

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

Similar surnames: Eighmy, Beighley, Richey, Richley, Giggey, Keighley, Eisley, Lighty

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Eighmey Family Origin

Where is the Eighmey family from?

Eighmey Family Occupations

What did your Eighmey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eighmey. A less common occupation for the Eighmey family was Dress Maker. The most common Eighmey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Eighmey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Dress Maker


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

Eighmey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Eighmey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eighmey 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 111 immigration records available for the last name Eighmey. 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 390 military records available for the last name Eighmey. For the veterans among your Eighmey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eighmey Life Expectancy

What is the average Eighmey lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Eighmey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Eighmey in 1947 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eighmey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eighmey 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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