Eison Family History

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Eison Name Meaning

Altered spelling of the German family name Eisen. This name occurs chiefly in SC.

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

Similar surnames: Eisen, Tison, Emison, Elson, Esson, Ligon, Beeson, Belson, Eisman

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Eison Family Origin

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Eison Family Occupations

What did your Eison ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Eison family was House Keeper. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eison. The most common Eison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 66% of Eison's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • House Keeper


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

Eison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eison 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 374 immigration records available for the last name Eison. 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 531 military records available for the last name Eison. For the veterans among your Eison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eison Life Expectancy

What is the average Eison lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Eison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Eison in 1945 was 22, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eison 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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