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Eskin Family History

Eskin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from the Yiddish personal name Eske a pet form of Ester (see Esther ). It is formed with the Slavic possessive suffix -in.

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


Similar surnames: Etkin, Meskin, Elkin, Peskin, Estis, Lakin, Askin, Temkin, Belkin

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Where is the Eskin family from?

You can see how Eskin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eskin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Eskin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Eskin family living in Missouri. This was 100% of all the recorded Eskin's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Eskin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eskin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eskin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eskin. 23% of Eskin men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Eskin women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eskin were Farmer and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Manager
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    20%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Saleslady
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Eskin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eskin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 994 immigration records available for the last name Eskin. 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 Cards

There are 350 military records available for the last name Eskin. For the veterans among your Eskin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eskin lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Eskin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Eskin in 1961 was 69, and 85 in 2004.

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