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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Source: Census data for Estes | Data not to scale

Estes Historical Records

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Estes Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Estes

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