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Eyestone Family History

Eyestone Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Augenstein. Possibly an altered spelling of English Eyston, a variant of Easton.

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


Similar surnames: Whetstone, Egerton, Eckstine, Egleston, Hueston, Yelton, Blystone

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Where is the Eyestone family from?

You can see how Eyestone families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eyestone family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Eyestone families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Eyestone families living in Ohio. This was about 63% of all the recorded Eyestone's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Eyestone families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eyestone surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eyestone ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eyestone. 20% of Eyestone men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Eyestone women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eyestone were Salesman and Saleslady.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Farm Labor
    16%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    37%
  • Housekeeper
    28%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Saleslady
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Eyestone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eyestone census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 148 immigration records available for the last name Eyestone. 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 Cards

There are 517 military records available for the last name Eyestone. For the veterans among your Eyestone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eyestone lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Eyestone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Eyestone in 1961 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

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