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Eanes Family History

Eanes Name Meaning

Perhaps a variant of English Eames. In the U.S., this name is found predominantly in VA. Portuguese: variant of Anes.

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


Similar surnames: Banes, Enes, Ennes, Danes, Sanes, Manes, Bane, Vanes, Eaves, Hanes

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Where is the Eanes family from?

You can see how Eanes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eanes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Eanes families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 24 Eanes families living in Virginia. This was about 71% of all the recorded Eanes's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Eanes families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eanes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eanes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eanes. 17% of Eanes men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Eanes women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eanes were Miner and House Keeper. .

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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

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Farming
    8%
  • Miner
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Stenographer
    7%
  • House Keeper
    6%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 440 immigration records available for the last name Eanes. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Eanes. For the veterans among your Eanes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eanes lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Eanes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eanes in 1944 was 26, and 81 in 2004.

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