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Eyring Family History

Eyring Name Meaning

German: from an ancient Germanic personal name Iring of uncertain etymology. Compare Ihrig .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Syring, Spring, Etling, Seering, Bering, Emling, Herring, Erling

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Where is the Eyring family from?

You can see how Eyring families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eyring family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Eyring families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 13 Eyring families living in New York. This was about 22% of all the recorded Eyring's in USA. New York had the highest population of Eyring families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eyring surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eyring ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eyring. 18% of Eyring men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Eyring women worked as a Clerk. .

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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
  • Contractor
  • Fireman
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Eyring. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eyring 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 315 immigration records available for the last name Eyring. 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 562 military records available for the last name Eyring. For the veterans among your Eyring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eyring lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Eyring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Eyring in 1961 was 64, and 84 in 2004.

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