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Eshleman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Äschlimann, Aeschlimann, of disputed origin; some authorities believe it to be a topographic name for someone living by a prominent ash tree, from Old High German asc ‘ash’; others derive it from Öschli, a pet form of the personal name Oswald.

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


Similar surnames: Aeschliman, Muhleman, Eshelman, Elfman, Sillman, Elleman, Eilerman

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Eshleman Family Origin

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Eshleman Family Occupations

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  • Farm Hand

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Factory Hand

    17%
  • Salesman

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Eshleman family was Salesman. Farm Hand, Farmer and Factory Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eshleman. The most common Eshleman occupation in Canada was Farm Hand. 33% of Eshleman's were Farm Hands.

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Eshleman Historical Records

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Eshleman Life Expectancy

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