Eastman Family History

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Eastman Name Meaning

topographic name, a variant of East. variant of Eastmond.

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


Similar surnames: Oatman, Ostman, Waitman, Lassman, Eastham, Essman, Ashman, Eastland

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Eastman Family Origin

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Eastman Family Occupations

What did your Eastman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Eastman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Eastman's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eastman. A less common occupation for the Eastman family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Going To School

    5%
  • Farmer Son

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Eastman Historical Records

What Eastman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eastman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eastman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Eastman. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Eastman. For the veterans among your Eastman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eastman Life Expectancy

What is the average Eastman lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Eastman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Eastman in 1942 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eastman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eastman 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.

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