Eilert Family History

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Eilert Name Meaning

Danish and North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agil ‘edge’, ‘point’ (of a sword) + hard ‘brave’, ‘hardy’, ‘strong’ or ward ‘guard’.

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


Similar surnames: Ehlert, Eisert, Eifert, Reinert, Libert, Gellert, Emmert, Ahlert

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Eilert Family Origin

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Eilert Family Occupations

What did your Eilert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eilert. 24% of Eilert men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Eilert women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eilert were Farm Hand and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Farm Hand
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    28%
  • Teacher
    19%
  • File Clerk
    19%
  • Stenographer
    19%

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

Eilert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eilert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eilert 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 521 immigration records available for the last name Eilert. 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 923 military records available for the last name Eilert. For the veterans among your Eilert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eilert Life Expectancy

What is the average Eilert lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Eilert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Eilert in 1960 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

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