Eschen Family History

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Eschen Name Meaning

German: probably a habitational name from Eschen near Bayreuth, of which the original form was Middle High German ze den eschen ‘at the ash trees’ (from the dative plural of esch ‘ash’).

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

Similar surnames: Eichen, Escher, Esch, Ascher, Esche, Hoeschen, Eischen, Eicher

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Eschen Family Origin

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Eschen Family Occupations

What did your Eschen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Eschen family was Painter. Clerk In Store, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eschen. The most common Eschen occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 33% of Eschen's were Clerk In Stores.

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  • Clerk In Store

  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Painter


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

Eschen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Eschen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eschen 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 791 immigration records available for the last name Eschen. 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 904 military records available for the last name Eschen. For the veterans among your Eschen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eschen Life Expectancy

What is the average Eschen lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Eschen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Eschen in 1958 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eschen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eschen 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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