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Eslinger Name Meaning

Altered form of German Esslinger .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Aslinger, Bolinger, Denlinger, Dolinger, Ellinger, Ehlinger, Stinger

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Where is the Eslinger family from?

You can see how Eslinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eslinger family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Eslinger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Eslinger families living in Tennessee. This was about 29% of all the recorded Eslinger's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Eslinger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eslinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eslinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eslinger. 34% of Eslinger men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Eslinger women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eslinger were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farming
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    9%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Eslinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eslinger 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 640 immigration records available for the last name Eslinger. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Eslinger. For the veterans among your Eslinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eslinger lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Eslinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eslinger in 1944 was 36, and 80 in 2004.

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