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Easterlin Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Oesterlin:: from the personal name Oesterlin composed of the elements oster ‘Easter’ + the hypocoristic suffix -lin thus denoting a child born on Easter Day. nickname for someone living to the east of a settlement or coming from a place in the east from late Middle High German ost ‘east’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Esterline, Easter, Easterling, Sterling, Easterly, Sanderlin

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Where is the Easterlin family from?

You can see how Easterlin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Easterlin family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Easterlin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4 Easterlin families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Easterlin's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Easterlin families in 1891.
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What did your Easterlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Easterlin. 25% of Easterlin men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Easterlin women worked as a Saleslady. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Easterlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Easterlin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 27 immigration records available for the last name Easterlin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 277 military records available for the last name Easterlin. For the veterans among your Easterlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Easterlin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Easterlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Easterlin in 1958 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

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