Esham Family History

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Esham Name Meaning

English: variant of Isham. The surname is no longer found in the U.K. In the U.S. it occurs chiefly in MD.

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


Similar surnames: Eshom, Isham, Eastham, Sham, Ham, Shan, Newsham, Derham, Shaw, Shum

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Esham Family Origin

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Esham Family Occupations

What did your Esham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Esham family was Laborer. Farmer, Farmer & Mechanic and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Esham. The most common Esham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Esham's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Farmer & Mechanic

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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Esham Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Esham Life Expectancy

What is the average Esham lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Esham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Esham in 1955 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Esham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Esham 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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