Engelson Family History

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Engelson Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from a short form of the Germanic personal name Engelbert. Partly Americanized form of German Engelsohn, a patronymic from Engel 1. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Engelsohn ‘son of an angel’.

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


Similar surnames: Engel, Engelman, Nelson, Enderson, Engelsman, Mendelson, Ingerson

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Engelson Family Origin

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Engelson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    29%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Farming

    14%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Engelson family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Engelson. The most common Engelson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Engelson's were Farmers.

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Engelson Life Expectancy

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