Engesser Family History

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Engesser Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived in a narrow street, from Middle High German enge ‘narrow’ + gazze ‘street’, ‘lane’.

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


Similar surnames: Gessel, Nesser, Nester, Nungesser, Genser, Lesser, Neuser, Enger

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Engesser Family Origin

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Engesser Family Occupations

What did your Engesser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Engesser occupation in the USA was Brewer. 9% of Engesser's were Brewers. A less common occupation for the Engesser family was Driver For Brewery. Brewer, Colorer and Compositore were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Engesser.

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  • Brewer

    9%
  • Colorer

    9%
  • Compositore

    9%
  • Driver For Brewery

    9%

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

Engesser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Engesser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Engesser 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 Engesser. 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 Engesser. For the veterans among your Engesser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Engesser Life Expectancy

What is the average Engesser lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Engesser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Engesser in 1945 was 33, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Engesser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Engesser 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.

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