Eskin Family History

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Eskin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from Yiddish personal name Eske, a pet form of Ester (see Esther).

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

Similar surnames: Etkin, Meskin, Elkin, Peskin, Estis, Lakin, Askin, Temkin, Belkin

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Eskin Family Origin

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Eskin Family Occupations

What did your Eskin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Eskin occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 50% of Eskin's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner and Porter For Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Eskin.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Porter For Grocer


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

Eskin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Eskin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eskin 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 994 immigration records available for the last name Eskin. 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 350 military records available for the last name Eskin. For the veterans among your Eskin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eskin Life Expectancy

What is the average Eskin lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Eskin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Eskin in 1961 was 69, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eskin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eskin 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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