Esmay Family History

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Esmay Name Meaning

English: variant of Ismay, from a medieval female personal name of uncertain origin.

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

Similar surnames: Osman, May, Say, Elman, Smay, Estey, Essary, Edman, Emma, Mesman

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Esmay Family Origin

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Esmay Family Occupations

What did your Esmay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Esmay family was Artist. Farmer, Laborer and Works In Plaining Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Esmay. The most common Esmay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Esmay's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Works In Plaining Mill

  • Artist


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

Esmay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Esmay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Esmay 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 70 immigration records available for the last name Esmay. 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 281 military records available for the last name Esmay. For the veterans among your Esmay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Esmay Life Expectancy

What is the average Esmay lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Esmay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Esmay in 1956 was 52, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Esmay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Esmay 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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