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Estabrook Family History

Estabrook Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Easterbrook in Bow (Devon). The placename derives from Middle English est ‘east’ + brok ‘brook stream’ (Old English ēast + brōc).

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

Similar surnames: Estabrooks, Esterbrook, Seabrooks, Westbrook, Allsbrook, Philbrook

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Where is the Estabrook family from?

You can see how Estabrook families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Estabrook family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Estabrook families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 22 Estabrook families living in Massachusetts. This was about 35% of all the recorded Estabrook's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Estabrook families in 1840.
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What did your Estabrook ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Estabrook. 24% of Estabrook men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Estabrook women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Estabrook were Manager and Stenographer. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Estabrook. 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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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Estabrook. For the veterans among your Estabrook ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Estabrook lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Estabrook life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Estabrook in 1956 was 63, and 78 in 2004.

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