Eskildsen Family History

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Eskildsen Name Meaning

Scandinavian: patronymic from the personal name Eskil(d), Old Norse Áskell, Ásketill, a compound of elements meaning ‘god’ + ‘kettle’ or ‘helmet’.

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


Similar surnames: Askelson, Espersen, Svendsen, Knudsen, Ericksen, Eriksen, Enevoldsen

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Eskildsen Family Origin

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Eskildsen Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Eskildsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Eskildsen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Eskildsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eskildsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eskildsen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Eskildsen. 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 Eskildsen. For the veterans among your Eskildsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eskildsen Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Eskildsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eskildsen in 1945 was 36, and 97 in 2004.

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