Eng Name Meaning

Norwegian: common habitational name from any of various farmsteads so named, from Old Norse eng ‘meadow’. Swedish: ornamental name from äng ‘meadow’, in some cases perhaps chosen as a topographic name by someone who lived beside a meadow. This is one of the many Swedish surnames that were coined in the 19th century from words denoting aspects of the countryside, and which were also used more or less arbitrarily to form compound surnames. German: variant of Enge. Chinese : variant of Wu 1. Chinese : variant of Wu 4.

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


Similar surnames: Ing, Meng, Seng, Weng, Enge, Leng, Feng, Teng, Ng, Ang

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Eng Family Origin

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Eng Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Clerk

    6%
  • Cooper

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Eng occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Eng's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eng. A less common occupation for the Eng family was Farming.

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Between 1948 and 2004, Eng life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eng in 1948 was 69, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eng

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