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Etes Family History

Etes 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: Enes, Edes, Estes, Ates, Epes, Eves, Peter, Gates, Lees, Eitel

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Where is the Etes family from?

You can see how Etes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Etes family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Etes families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Etes families living in Michigan. This was about 67% of all the recorded Etes's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Etes families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Etes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Etes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Dentist was the top reported job for people in the USA named Etes. 34% of Etes men worked as a Dentist. .

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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

  • Dentist
    34%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • Salesman
    34%
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Census Records

There are 347 census records available for the last name Etes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Etes 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 33 immigration records available for the last name Etes. 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 42 military records available for the last name Etes. For the veterans among your Etes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Etes lifespan?

Between 1966 and 1997, in the United States, Etes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Etes in 1966 was 67, and 80 in 1997.

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