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Eastburn Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from either of two places called Eastburn one in East and one in Yorkshire so named from Old English ēast ēasten ‘east’ + burna ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Washburn, Ashburn, Astbury, Asbury, Fairburn, Easton, Easter

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Where is the Eastburn family from?

You can see how Eastburn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eastburn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Eastburn families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Eastburn families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 24% of all the recorded Eastburn's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Eastburn families in 1840.
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What did your Eastburn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eastburn. 19% of Eastburn men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Eastburn women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eastburn were Clerk and Clerk. .

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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

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    17%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Eastburn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eastburn 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 634 immigration records available for the last name Eastburn. 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 Eastburn. For the veterans among your Eastburn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eastburn lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Eastburn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1956. The average life expectancy for Eastburn in 1948 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

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