Englander Family History

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Englander Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German (Engländer): ethnic name from German Engländer ‘Englishman’. See also English. In some cases the Jewish name may be an ornamental adoption. Swedish: ornamental name either from äng ‘meadow’ + land ‘land’ + the suffix -er denoting origin, or from äng(e)l ‘angel’ + -ander, suffix derived from Greek aner, andros ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: England, Sjolander, Bolander, Elander, Nylander, Callander, Melander

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Englander Family Origin

Where is the Englander family from?

Englander Family Occupations

What did your Englander ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Englander occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 8% of Englander's were Cigar Makers. Cigar Maker, Tailor and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Englander. A less common occupation for the Englander family was Cigar Dealer.

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  • Cigar Maker

  • Tailor

  • Barber

  • Cigar Dealer


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

Englander Historical Records

What Englander family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Englander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Englander 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Englander. 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 939 military records available for the last name Englander. For the veterans among your Englander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Englander Life Expectancy

What is the average Englander lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Englander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Englander in 1949 was 35, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Englander

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Englander 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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