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Ergle Name Meaning

Variant of German Ergele, from a pet form of Erko, a short form of a Germanic personal name composed of the elements erkan ‘pure’, ‘perfect’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Agle, Bogle, Yeagle, Egle, Nagle, Erle, Berge, Jerge, Enge, Epple

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Where is the Ergle family from?

You can see how Ergle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ergle family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ergle families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 6 Ergle families living in Lancashire. This was about 86% of all the recorded Ergle's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Ergle families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ergle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ergle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ergle. 27% of Ergle men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Ergle women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ergle were Salesman and Maid. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Operator
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    18%
  • Teacher
    18%
  • Packer
    18%
  • Maid
    12%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ergle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ergle 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 98 immigration records available for the last name Ergle. 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 452 military records available for the last name Ergle. For the veterans among your Ergle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ergle lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ergle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ergle in 1958 was 46, and 89 in 2004.

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