Estes Family History

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Estes Name Meaning

English: variant of Eastes, still pronounced today as two syllables, as it was in medieval times.

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


Similar surnames: Estey, Estess, Eastes, Estep, Estis, Esten, Estus, Ester, Estepp

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Estes Family Origin

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Estes Family Occupations

What did your Estes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Estes occupation in Canada was School. 40% of Estes's were Schools. School, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Estes. A less common occupation for the Estes family was Sempstress.

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  • School

    40%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%
  • Sempstress

    20%

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

Estes Historical Records

What Estes family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Estes Life Expectancy

What is the average Estes lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Estes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Estes in 1942 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Estes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Estes 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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