Eide Family History

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Eide Name Meaning

North German: variant of Ede. Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads, especially in western Norway, so named, from Old Norse ei{dh}i, dative case of ei{dh} ‘isthmus’.

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

Similar surnames: Eidem, Eid, Eike, Heide, Velde, Emde, Ide, Ede, Eade, Eiken

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Eide Family Origin

Where is the Eide family from?

Eide Family Occupations

What did your Eide ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Boot-Shoe Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eide. The most common Eide occupation in the USA was Farmer. 78% of Eide's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eide family was Teacher.

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  • Farmer

  • Boot-Shoe Maker

  • Keeping House

  • Teacher


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

Eide Historical Records

What Eide family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Eide. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eide 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Eide. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Eide. For the veterans among your Eide ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eide Life Expectancy

What is the average Eide lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Eide life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Eide in 1951 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eide

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eide 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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