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Engman Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements äng ‘meadow’ + man ‘man’. German (Engmann): variant of Engemann.

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


Similar surnames: Ingman, Engeman, Elman, Wenman, Ekman, Edman, Eyman, Elfman, Lagman

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Where is the Engman family from?

You can see how Engman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Engman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Engman families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Engman families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 44% of all the recorded Engman's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Engman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Engman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Engman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Engman. 73% of Engman men worked as a Farmer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    73%
  • Labourer
    17%
  • Laborer
    12%
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What Engman family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Engman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Engman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Engman. 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 Cards

There are 898 military records available for the last name Engman. For the veterans among your Engman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Engman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Engman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Engman in 1953 was 27, and 82 in 2004.

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