Eben Family History

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Eben Name Meaning

German (also common in the Czech lands): habitational name for someone from a place of this name in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Eden, Eber, Leben, Eiben, Erben, Ken, Bean, Nebel, Bern, Elbe

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Eben Family Origin

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Eben Family Occupations

What did your Eben ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Eben family was Blacksmith. The most common Eben occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Eben's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Musician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eben.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Musician

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Eben Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eben 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 Eben. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Eben. For the veterans among your Eben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eben Life Expectancy

What is the average Eben lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Eben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Eben in 1956 was 39, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eben

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eben 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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