Eiss Family History

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Eiss Name Meaning

German: variant of Eis.

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


Similar surnames: Geiss, Weiss, Kiss, Deiss, Hiss, Fiss, Heiss, Wiss, Reiss, Ess

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Eiss Family Origin

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Eiss Family Occupations

What did your Eiss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, At Home and Milk Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eiss. The most common Eiss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Eiss's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eiss family was Tinsmith.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • At Home

    14%
  • Milk Man

    14%
  • Tinsmith

    14%

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

Eiss Historical Records

What Eiss family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eiss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eiss 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 Eiss

Passenger List

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

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Eiss Life Expectancy

What is the average Eiss lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Eiss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Eiss in 1963 was 61, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eiss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eiss 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.

Famous Eiss Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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