Eakman Family History

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Eakman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Eeckman, Eekman, an occupational name for someone who gauged the contents of barrels.

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


Similar surnames: Aikman, Jackman, Waxman, Earman, Heckman, Layman, Lakeman, Badman

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Eakman Family Origin

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Eakman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Builder

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Division Foreman

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Eakman family was Division Foreman. The most common Eakman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Eakman's were Farmers. Farmer, Builder and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eakman.

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Eakman Historical Records

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Eakman Life Expectancy

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Famous Eakman Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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