Eterling Family History

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Eterling Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Sterling, Everling, Emerling, Eberling, Stelling, Teeling, Etling

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Eterling Family Origin

Where is the Eterling family from?

Eterling Family Occupations

What did your Eterling ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Eterling family was Son. Going To School, Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eterling. The most common Eterling occupation in Canada was Going To School. 40% of Eterling's were Going To Schools.

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  • Going To School

  • Farmer

  • Farmer Son

  • Son


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

Eterling Historical Records

What Eterling family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 32 census records available for the last name Eterling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eterling census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Eterling

Passenger List

There are 4 immigration records available for the last name Eterling. 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 2 military records available for the last name Eterling. For the veterans among your Eterling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eterling Life Expectancy

What is the average Eterling lifespan?

Average Eterling life expectancy in 1978 was 76 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eterling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eterling 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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