Esterline Family History

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Esterline Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Esterlein, variant of Österlein, a topographic name for someone whose home was to the east of a settlement, from Middle High German oster- ‘easterly’ + the hypocoristic suffix lin, or a nickname for someone born at Easter, from Middle High German oster- ‘Easter’.

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


Similar surnames: Easterlin, Sterling, Enterline, Oesterling, Sheline, Sperling, Strine

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Esterline Family Origin

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Esterline Family Occupations

What did your Esterline ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Esterline occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Esterline's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Esterline. A less common occupation for the Esterline family was R. R. Foreman.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • R. R. Foreman

    5%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Esterline ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Esterline Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Esterline Life Expectancy

What is the average Esterline lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Esterline life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Esterline in 1951 was 49, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Esterline

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Esterline 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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