Ebey Family History

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Ebey Name Meaning

Swiss German: see Eby.

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

Similar surnames: Eby, Eber, Eben, Ebel, Bey, Eley, Ekey, Ebell, Eavey, Arey

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Ebey Family Origin

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Ebey Family Occupations

What did your Ebey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Potter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ebey. The most common Ebey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Ebey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ebey family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Potter

  • Farming


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

Ebey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ebey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ebey 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 300 immigration records available for the last name Ebey. 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 634 military records available for the last name Ebey. For the veterans among your Ebey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ebey Life Expectancy

What is the average Ebey lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ebey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Ebey in 1951 was 50, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ebey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ebey 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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