Egerton Family History

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Egerton Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Edgerton.

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


Similar surnames: Eagerton, Agerton, Egleston, Berton, Egelston, Yelton, Edgerton

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Egerton Family Origin

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Egerton Family Occupations

What did your Egerton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Egerton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 54% of Egerton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Egerton family was Chiel Constable. Farmer, Blacksmith and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Egerton.

View Census data for Egerton | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    54%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Chiel Constable

    8%

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

Egerton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Egerton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Egerton 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 Egerton. 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 Egerton. For the veterans among your Egerton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Egerton Life Expectancy

What is the average Egerton lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Egerton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Egerton in 1951 was 46, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Egerton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Egerton 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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