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Evenhouse Name Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian Evenhus, a habitational name from a farmstead so named from the Old Norse personal name Eyvindr (see Evensen) + hus ‘dwelling’, ‘farmstead’.

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

Similar surnames: Outhouse, Newhouse, Stonehouse, Stenhouse, Evensen, Millhouse, House

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Where is the Evenhouse family from?

You can see how Evenhouse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Evenhouse family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Evenhouse families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Evenhouse family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Evenhouse's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Evenhouse families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Evenhouse surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Evenhouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Piano Tuner and Clerk File were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Evenhouse. 50% of Evenhouse men worked as a Piano Tuner.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Piano Tuner
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk File
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What Evenhouse family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 183 census records available for the last name Evenhouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Evenhouse 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 33 immigration records available for the last name Evenhouse. 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 39 military records available for the last name Evenhouse. For the veterans among your Evenhouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Evenhouse lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Evenhouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Evenhouse in 1963 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

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