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Edstrom Family History

Edstrom Surname Meaning

Swedish (Edström): ornamental name composed of the elements ed ‘passage isthmus’ (probably from a placename) + ström ‘stream current’.

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


Similar surnames: Ekstrom, Hedstrom, Enstrom, Westrom, Elfstrom, Bystrom, Wenstrom

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Where is the Edstrom family from?

You can see how Edstrom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Edstrom family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Edstrom families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 17 Edstrom families living in Alberta. This was about 50% of all the recorded Edstrom's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Edstrom families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Edstrom surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Edstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Edstrom. 17% of Edstrom men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Edstrom women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Edstrom were Carpenter and Stenographer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Stenographer
    9%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Edstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edstrom 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Edstrom. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 997 military records available for the last name Edstrom. For the veterans among your Edstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Edstrom lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Edstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Edstrom in 1951 was 57, and 86 in 2004.

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