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Estman Family History

Estman Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Westman, Ostman, Essman, Eastman, Ertman, Eatman, Notman, Osman

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Where is the Estman family from?

You can see how Estman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Estman family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Estman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Estman families living in Alberta. This was about 43% of all the recorded Estman's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Estman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Estman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Estman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Helping were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Estman. 49% of Estman men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Estman women worked as a Helping. Some less common occupations for Americans named Estman were Dentist 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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    49%
  • Farmer
    26%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Dentist
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Helping
    37%
  • Clerk
    28%
  • Maid
    19%
  • Waitress
    19%
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What Estman family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Estman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Estman 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 167 immigration records available for the last name Estman. 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 159 military records available for the last name Estman. For the veterans among your Estman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Estman lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Estman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Estman in 1961 was 54, and 89 in 2003.

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