Esterline Family History

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Esterline Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Esterlein, variant of Österlein, a topographic name for someone whose home was to the east of a settlement, from Middle High German oster- ‘easterly’ + the hypocoristic suffix lin, or a nickname for someone born at Easter, from Middle High German oster- ‘Easter’.

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

Similar surnames: Easterlin, Sterling, Enterline, Oesterling, Sheline, Sperling, Strine

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Esterline Family Origin

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Esterline Family Occupations

What did your Esterline ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Buyer(travelling) was the top reported job for people in the UK named Esterline.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Buyer(travelling)

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

Esterline Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Esterline. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Esterline 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 148 immigration records available for the last name Esterline. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Esterline. For the veterans among your Esterline ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Esterline Life Expectancy

What is the average Esterline lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Esterline life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Esterline in 1951 was 49, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Esterline

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