Estes Family History

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Estes Name Meaning

English: variant of Eastes, still pronounced today as two syllables, as it was in medieval times.

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


Similar surnames: Estey, Estess, Eastes, Estep, Estis, Esten, Estus, Ester, Estepp

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Estes Family Origin

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Estes Family Occupations

What did your Estes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Estes family was Laborer. The most common Estes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Estes's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Estes.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Estes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Estes Life Expectancy

What is the average Estes lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Estes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Estes in 1942 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Estes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Estes 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.

Famous Estes Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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