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England Name Meaning

English: ethnic name (see English 1). Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads, so named from Old Norse eng ‘meadow’ + land ‘land’. Swedish: ornamental name with the same meaning as 2.

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


Similar surnames: Erland, Ringland, Englander, Ryland, Teigland, Eckland, Hegland

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England Family Origin

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England Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Going To School

    4%
  • Journalier

    4%
  • Cultivateur

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by England. A less common occupation for the England family was Cultivateur. The most common England occupation in Canada was Farmer. 22% of England's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for England | Data not to scale

England Historical Records

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England Life Expectancy

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