Eilts Family History

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Eilts Name Meaning

German and French (Alsace): patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Eilert.

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


Similar surnames: Wilms, Hils, Kitts, Virts, Eales, Kilts, Eidt, Niles, Vilas, Wills

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Eilts Family Origin

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Eilts Family Occupations

What did your Eilts ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cashier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eilts. 25% of Eilts men worked as a Farmer and 6% of Eilts women worked as a Cashier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eilts were Salesman and Farm Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Farming
    11%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cashier
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Cook
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

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

Eilts Historical Records

What Eilts family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Eilts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eilts 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 248 immigration records available for the last name Eilts. 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 473 military records available for the last name Eilts. For the veterans among your Eilts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eilts Life Expectancy

What is the average Eilts lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Eilts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Eilts in 1961 was 61, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eilts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eilts 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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