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Enter Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a poultry dealer, from an agent noun based on Ente ‘duck’.

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

Similar surnames: Emter, Center, Esser, Elter, Renter, Yenter, Etter, Enger, Venter

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Enter Family Origin

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Enter Family Occupations

What did your Enter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Enter. 28% of Enter men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher

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

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 442 immigration records available for the last name Enter. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Enter. For the veterans among your Enter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Enter Life Expectancy

What is the average Enter lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Enter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Enter in 1965 was 71, and 83 in 2004.

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