Estey Family History

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Estey Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Eastes.

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

Similar surnames: Estes, Esten, Esty, Estep, Eavey, Vessey, Askey, Estess, Esser, Estus

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Estey Family Origin

Where is the Estey family from?

Estey Family Occupations

What did your Estey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Estey family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Estey. The most common Estey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Estey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


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

Estey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Estey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Estey 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Estey. 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 Estey. For the veterans among your Estey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Estey Life Expectancy

What is the average Estey lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Estey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Estey in 1952 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Estey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Estey 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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