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Eskin Family History

Eskin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from Yiddish personal name Eske, a pet form of Ester (see Esther).

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

Similar surnames: Etkin, Meskin, Elkin, Peskin, Estis, Lakin, Askin, Temkin, Belkin

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Where is the Eskin family from?

You can see how Eskin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eskin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Eskin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Eskin families living in British Columbia. This was about 80% of all the recorded Eskin's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Eskin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eskin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eskin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the CA named Eskin. 50% of Eskin men worked as a Salesman.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Salesman
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Eskin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eskin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 994 immigration records available for the last name Eskin. 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 Cards

There are 350 military records available for the last name Eskin. For the veterans among your Eskin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eskin lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Eskin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Eskin in 1961 was 69, and 85 in 2004.

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