Eggen Family History

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Eggen Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Egge. Swiss German: possibly of the same origin as 1, but otherwise a topographic name, a derivative of Eck 1. Norwegian: habitational name from any of about 20 farms, notably in Trøndelag, so named with the definite singular form of egg (see Egge).

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


Similar surnames: Egge, Egger, Engen, Heggen, Enger, Eden, Bogen, Elden, Eiben, Bergen

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Eggen Family Origin

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Eggen Family Occupations

What did your Eggen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Eggen occupation in Canada was Printer. 50% of Eggen's were Printers.

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  • Printer

    50%

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

Eggen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eggen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eggen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Eggen. 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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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Eggen. For the veterans among your Eggen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eggen Life Expectancy

What is the average Eggen lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Eggen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Eggen in 1953 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eggen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eggen 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 Eggen Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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