Egelston Family History

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Egelston Name Meaning

Spelling variant of Eggleston.

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


Similar surnames: Egleston, Egerton, Whelton, Elson, Allston, Eagleston, Yelton

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Egelston Family Origin

Where is the Egelston family from?

Egelston Family Occupations

What did your Egelston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Egelston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Egelston's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Egelston. A less common occupation for the Egelston family was Works In Tool Co..

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Works In Tool Co.

    6%

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

Egelston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Egelston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Egelston census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Egelston

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Egelston. 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 Egelston. For the veterans among your Egelston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Egelston Life Expectancy

What is the average Egelston lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Egelston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Egelston in 1947 was 58, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Egelston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Egelston 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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