Eggemeyer Family History

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Eggemeyer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) who lived on a corner or by a rocky outcrop (see Eck).

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


Similar surnames: Hagemeyer, Eickmeyer, Wedemeyer, Beckemeyer, Rodemeyer, Tiemeyer

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Eggemeyer Family Origin

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Eggemeyer Family Occupations

What did your Eggemeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Eggemeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Eggemeyer's were Farmers. Farmer and Housekeeping were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Eggemeyer. A less common occupation for the Eggemeyer family was Tanner.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Housekeeping

    20%
  • Tanner

    20%

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

Eggemeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Eggemeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Eggemeyer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Eggemeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Eggemeyer in 1957 was 51, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eggemeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eggemeyer 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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