Eidt Family History

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Eidt Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin. Perhaps a metronymic from a short form of the personal name Agatha (from Greek, meaning ‘good’) or from a short form of a Germanic personal name based on eid ‘oath’.

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

Similar surnames: Eid, Ritt, Eike, Seid, Heit, Reidt, Witt, Edds, Iida, Reidy

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Eidt Family Origin

Where is the Eidt family from?

Eidt Family Occupations

What did your Eidt ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Eidt occupation in Canada was Farmer. 53% of Eidt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eidt family was Framer. Farmer, Student and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eidt.

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  • Farmer

  • Student

  • Farm Labourer

  • Framer


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

Eidt Historical Records

What Eidt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Eidt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eidt 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 352 immigration records available for the last name Eidt. 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 388 military records available for the last name Eidt. For the veterans among your Eidt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eidt Life Expectancy

What is the average Eidt lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Eidt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Eidt in 1956 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eidt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eidt 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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