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Eyman Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of the topographic name for a dweller on heathland VanderHeiden. Dutch: variant of Heineman. German (Eymann): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agi ‘point (of a sword or lance)’ + man ‘man’, ‘retainer’.

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

Similar surnames: Lyman, Elman, Ryman, Edman, Ekman, Nyman, Wyman, Byman, Heyman

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Where is the Eyman family from?

You can see how Eyman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eyman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Eyman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Eyman families living in Ohio. This was about 57% of all the recorded Eyman's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Eyman families in 1840.
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What did your Eyman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eyman. 28% of Eyman men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Eyman women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eyman were Manager and Waitress. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • New Worker
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Eyman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eyman 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 504 immigration records available for the last name Eyman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Eyman. For the veterans among your Eyman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eyman lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Eyman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Eyman in 1940 was 34, and 79 in 2004.

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