Esam Family History

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Esam Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Sam, Ham, Ram, Say, Alam, Adam, Sa, Nam, Sas, Kam

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Esam Family Origin

Where is the Esam family from?

Esam Family Occupations

What did your Esam ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Butcher and Government Clerk (CS Off) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Esam. The most common Esam occupation in the UK was Farmer. 38% of Esam's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Esam family was Hawker.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Government Clerk (CS Off)

  • Hawker


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

Esam Historical Records

What Esam family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Esam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Esam census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Esam

Passenger List

There are 151 immigration records available for the last name Esam. 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 210 military records available for the last name Esam. For the veterans among your Esam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Esam Life Expectancy

What is the average Esam lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Esam 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Esam

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