Egbert Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Egbert Name Meaning

Dutch or North German: variant Eggebrecht, assimilated to the form of an English personal name. See also Ebbert.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Ebbert, Elbert, Ebert, Hebert, Eggers, Helbert, Egbers, Eggert, Egert

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.


Egbert Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Egbert name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Egbert. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

Explore the full experience here
  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


Your own DNA-based ethnicity estimate will differ from what you see here. To get your personalized ethnicity estimate, order an AncestryDNA® kit.order an AncestryDNA® kit.

Order a DNA Kit Today

Egbert Family Origin

Where is the Egbert family from?

Egbert Family Occupations

What did your Egbert ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Egbert family was Seamstress. Farmer, Going To School and School Teacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Egbert. The most common Egbert occupation in Canada was Farmer. 20% of Egbert's were Farmers.

View Census data for Egbert | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Going To School

  • School Teacher

  • Seamstress


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Egbert ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Egbert Historical Records

What Egbert family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Egbert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Egbert census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Egbert

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Egbert. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Egbert immigration records

Draft Card

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Egbert. For the veterans among your Egbert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Egbert military records

You've only scratched the surface of Egbert family history.

Egbert Life Expectancy

What is the average Egbert lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Egbert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Egbert in 1943 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Egbert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Egbert ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Egbert Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name