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Enderson Family History

Enderson Name Meaning

Americanized form of Danish Endersen: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Endricht. Americanized form of Norwegian Endresen . English: de-aspirated variant of Henderson .

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


Similar surnames: Enerson, Anderson, Henderson, Einerson, Ingerson, Anderton, Iverson

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Where is the Enderson family from?

You can see how Enderson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Enderson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Enderson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Enderson families living in Alberta. This was about 32% of all the recorded Enderson's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Enderson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Enderson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Enderson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Enderson. 32% of Enderson men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Enderson women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Enderson were Carpenter and Stenographer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    20%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Maid
    14%
  • Stenographer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Enderson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Enderson 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 Enderson. 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 Cards

There are 632 military records available for the last name Enderson. For the veterans among your Enderson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Enderson lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Enderson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Enderson in 1961 was 50, and 71 in 2004.

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