Esau Family History

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Esau Name Meaning

Welsh: from the Biblical personal name Esau, meaning ‘hairy’ in Hebrew (Genesis 25:25).

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


Similar surnames: Saul, Thau, Bau, Pau, Besaw, Grau, Isa, Cesar, Sas, Esmay

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Esau Family Origin

Where is the Esau family from?

Esau Family Occupations

What did your Esau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Esau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Esau's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Esau family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Baker and Farm Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Esau.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Baker

    8%
  • Farm Labor

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

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

Esau Historical Records

What Esau family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Esau Life Expectancy

What is the average Esau lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Esau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Esau in 1962 was 67, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Esau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Esau 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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