Engfer Family History

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Engfer Name Meaning

North German: from the Germanic personal name Ingofrid, a compound of the personal name Ing + frid ‘peace’.

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


Similar surnames: Enger, Engel, Renfer, Egger, Egner, Ingber, Anger, Engen, Menger

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Engfer Family Origin

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Engfer Family Occupations

What did your Engfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Engfer. 23% of Engfer men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Engfer women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Engfer were Laborer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Salesman
    23%
  • Manager
    19%
  • Laborer
    19%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Saleslady
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    34%

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

Engfer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Engfer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Engfer 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 185 immigration records available for the last name Engfer. 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 310 military records available for the last name Engfer. For the veterans among your Engfer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Engfer Life Expectancy

What is the average Engfer lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Engfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Engfer in 1958 was 39, and 78 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Engfer 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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