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Eidt Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin. Perhaps a metronymic from a short form of the personal name Agatha (from Greek, meaning ‘good’) or from a short form of a Germanic personal name based on eid ‘oath’.

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


Similar surnames: Eid, Ritt, Eike, Seid, Heit, Reidt, Witt, Edds, Iida, Reidy

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Where is the Eidt family from?

You can see how Eidt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eidt family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Eidt families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 19 Eidt families living in Ohio. This was about 54% of all the recorded Eidt's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Eidt families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eidt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eidt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eidt. 20% of Eidt men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Eidt women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eidt were Clerk and Teacher.

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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

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Farm Hand
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    40%
  • Cashier
    20%
  • Maid
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Eidt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eidt 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 352 immigration records available for the last name Eidt. 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 388 military records available for the last name Eidt. For the veterans among your Eidt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eidt lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Eidt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Eidt in 1956 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

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