Egloff Family History

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Egloff Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: from the Germanic personal name Egilolf, composed of the elements agi(l) ‘edge’, ‘point’ (of a sword) + wolf ‘wolf’, cognate with Old English Ecgwulf. This was the name of several Lombard kings (ancestors of the Bavarian ducal line of the Agilolfinger), who introduced the name to Italy.

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

Similar surnames: Gerloff, Elliff, Harloff, Off, Orloff, Egelhoff, Boff, Goff, Eglin

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Egloff Family Origin

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Egloff Family Occupations

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In 1940, Clerk and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Egloff. 14% of Egloff men worked as a Clerk and 16% of Egloff women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Egloff were Farmer and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Servant
  • Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Egloff Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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

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Egloff Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Egloff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Egloff in 1955 was 30, and 72 in 2004.

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