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Ege Name Meaning

German: variant of Eck Norwegian: variant of Eike . Danish: topographic name for someone living near an oak tree from ek ‘oak’. Turkish: ornamental name nickname or occupational name from ege ‘guardian of a child’ or from a dialect homonym meaning ‘elder’. Turkish: habitational or ornamental name from Ege ‘Aegean’ at least in some cases denoting origin from the shores or islands of the Aegean Sea.

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

Similar surnames: Egge, Hege, Lage, Eger, Wege, Enge, Boge, Edge, Egert, Boe

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Where is the Ege family from?

You can see how Ege families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ege family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ege families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 10 Ege families living in New Brunswick. This was about 71% of all the recorded Ege's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Ege families in 1911.
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What did your Ege ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Ege. 100% of Ege men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Ege. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ege 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ege. 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.

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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Ege. For the veterans among your Ege ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ege lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ege life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ege in 1944 was 21, and 87 in 2004.

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