Emans Family History

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Emans Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; from documentary evidence, there appears to be from a medieval English female personal name, Ismaine or Ismenia.

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

Similar surnames: Evans, Omans, Eland, Oman, Edman, Jeans, Mars, Mays, Clemans, Romans

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Emans Family Origin

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Emans Family Occupations

What did your Emans ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emans. A less common occupation for the Emans family was Blacksmith. The most common Emans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Emans's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Blacksmith


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Emans Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Emans. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emans 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 612 immigration records available for the last name Emans. 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 Emans. For the veterans among your Emans ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emans Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Emans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Emans in 1946 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emans 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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