Espe Family History

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Espe Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Espe or Espa, or a topographic name from Middle Low German espe ‘aspen’, Middle High German aspe. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, from Old Norse espi ‘aspen’.

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

Similar surnames: Espey, Esper, Hope, Esse, Elbe, Eike, Espy, Eide, Jesse, Ose

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Espe Family Origin

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Espe Family Occupations

What did your Espe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Espe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Espe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Espe family was Furniture Dealer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Espe.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farm Laborer

  • Furniture Dealer


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

Espe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Espe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Espe 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 836 immigration records available for the last name Espe. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Espe. For the veterans among your Espe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Espe Life Expectancy

What is the average Espe lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Espe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Espe in 1957 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Espe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Espe 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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