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Esselink Family History

Esselink Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Hesselink, Asselin, Esterline, Esswein, Schlink, Sheline, Hamelink

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Where is the Esselink family from?

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

What did your Esselink ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Helper Partner was the top reported job for people in the USA named Esselink. 50% of Esselink men worked as a Helper Partner. .

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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 1940

  • Helper Partner
    50%
  • Farm Worker
    50%
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What Esselink family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 161 census records available for the last name Esselink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Esselink 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 56 immigration records available for the last name Esselink. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 10 military records available for the last name Esselink. For the veterans among your Esselink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Esselink lifespan?

Between 1964 and 1997, in the United States, Esselink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Esselink in 1964 was 80, and 80 in 1997.

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