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Etess Family History

Etess 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: Tess, Estess, Ness, Kress, Evers, Stoss, Peters, Gress, Hess, Ress

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Where is the Etess family from?

You can see how Etess families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Etess family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 2 Etess families living in Mississippi. This was 100% of all the recorded Etess's in USA. Mississippi had the highest population of Etess families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Etess surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Etess ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Butcher was the top reported job for people in the USA named Etess. 100% of Etess men worked as a Butcher. .

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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

  • Butcher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 21 census records available for the last name Etess. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Etess 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 19 immigration records available for the last name Etess. 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 2 military records available for the last name Etess. For the veterans among your Etess ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Etess lifespan?

Between 1963 and 1991, in the United States, Etess life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Etess in 1963 was 82, and 78 in 1991.

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