Evesden Family History

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Evesden 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: Evensen, Dresden, Meverden, Heiden, Eden, Ramsden, Eisen, Elsen

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Evesden Family Origin

Where is the Evesden family from?

Evesden Family Occupations

What did your Evesden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Evesden family was Mangle Woman. The most common Evesden occupation in the UK was Fireman. 25% of Evesden's were Firemans. Fireman, Gas Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Evesden.

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  • Fireman

  • Gas Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Mangle Woman


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

Evesden Historical Records

What Evesden family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 165 census records available for the last name Evesden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Evesden 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 11 immigration records available for the last name Evesden. 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 9 military records available for the last name Evesden. For the veterans among your Evesden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Evesden Life Expectancy

What is the average Evesden lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Evesden 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 Evesden

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