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Origins of the Eastman surname

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About the Eastmans

We have a total number of 12682 records for people with the last name Eastman.

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Where do most Eastmans live?

In 1921, most Eastmans lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Eastmans

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 8,610 records for the Eastman surname. The oldest one dates back to 1660.

Who were Eastmans most likely to marry?




Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Eastmans.

What are the most common Eastman first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Eastmans

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Eastmans in 1921




Domestic Servant


General Servant Domestic


Living On Own Means


Common Male occupations for Eastmans in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


Farm Hands


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


General Labourer




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