Eschen Family History

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Eschen Name Meaning

German: probably a habitational name from Eschen near Bayreuth, of which the original form was Middle High German ze den eschen ‘at the ash trees’ (from the dative plural of esch ‘ash’).

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


Similar surnames: Eichen, Escher, Esch, Ascher, Esche, Hoeschen, Eischen, Eicher

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Eschen Family Origin

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Eschen Family Occupations

What did your Eschen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eschen. 15% of Eschen men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Eschen women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eschen were Salesman and Cosmetic Saleswoman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    22%
  • Attendant
    8%
  • Buyer
    8%
  • Cosmetic Saleswoman
    8%

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

Eschen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Eschen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eschen 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 791 immigration records available for the last name Eschen. 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 904 military records available for the last name Eschen. For the veterans among your Eschen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eschen Life Expectancy

What is the average Eschen lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Eschen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Eschen in 1958 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eschen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eschen 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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