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Essington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Essington in Staffordshire, named in Old English as the farmstead (tun) of the people (-inga-) of a man called Esne.

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


Similar surnames: Elvington, Edgington, Ellington, Errington, Elkington, Edington

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Essington Family Origin

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Essington Family Occupations

What did your Essington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Axe Manufacturer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Essington. The most common Essington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Essington's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Essington family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Axe Manufacturer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Essington Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Essington Life Expectancy

What is the average Essington lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Essington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Essington in 1954 was 43, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Essington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Essington 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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