Eshleman Family History

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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

What did your Eshleman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Married Woman were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Eshleman. 80% of Eshleman men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Eshleman women worked as a Married Woman. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eshleman were Blind and Sha Lewer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    80%
  • Blind
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Married Woman
    67%
  • Sha Lewer
    34%

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

Eshleman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Eshleman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eshleman 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 598 immigration records available for the last name Eshleman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Eshleman. For the veterans among your Eshleman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eshleman Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Eshleman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eshleman in 1944 was 29, and 81 in 2004.

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