Eunice Family History

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Eunice Name Meaning

Americanized form of Spanish Núñez (see Nunez) in a family of Portuguese Jewish origin. This family name occurs chiefly in GA. The etymology of the female given name Eunice is from Greek eu ‘good’ + nike ‘victory’, but no historical connection has been established between the given name and the surname.

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

Similar surnames: Tunick, Cunico, Unick, Nice, Bunce, Judice, Kunik, Muniz, Aulick

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Eunice Family Origin

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Eunice Family Occupations

What did your Eunice ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Eunice occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Eunice's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eunice family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eunice.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • At Home

  • Carpenter


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Eunice Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eunice. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eunice 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 295 immigration records available for the last name Eunice. 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 529 military records available for the last name Eunice. For the veterans among your Eunice ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eunice Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Eunice life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Eunice in 1941 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

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