Esswein Family History

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Esswein Name Meaning

German: variant of Ösenwein, a nickname for a heavy drinker of wine, from Middle High German ösen ‘to guzzle’ + win ‘wine’. Alternatively, it may be from a personal name Össwin, a variant of Oswin, composed of the Germanic elements ans ‘demigods’ + win ‘friend’.

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


Similar surnames: Wein, Ellwein, Gutwein, Ortwein, Eberwein, Edwin, Erwin, Einstein

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Esswein Family Origin

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Esswein Family Occupations

What did your Esswein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Esswein occupation in the USA was Barber. 25% of Esswein's were Barbers. Barber, Butcher and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Esswein. A less common occupation for the Esswein family was Piano Maker.

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  • Barber

    25%
  • Butcher

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Piano Maker

    25%

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Esswein Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Esswein Life Expectancy

What is the average Esswein lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Esswein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Esswein in 1960 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Esswein 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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