Eames Name Meaning

probably from the possessive case of the Middle English word eam ‘uncle’, denoting a retainer in the household of the uncle of some important local person. possibly also a variant of Ames.

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


Similar surnames: Ames, Eales, Eanes, Games, Hames, Beames, Sames, Elmes, Hamel, Gales

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Eames Family Origin

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Eames Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Breakman

    6%
  • R. R. Brakeman

    6%
  • School

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Eames family was School. The most common Eames occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Eames's were Farmers. Farmer, Breakman and R. R. Brakeman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eames.

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Between 1943 and 2004, Eames life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Eames in 1943 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eames

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