Egge Family History

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Egge Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, from Old Norse egg ‘ridge’, ‘edge’. German: variant of Eck.

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

Similar surnames: Ege, Hegge, Eggen, Edge, Eide, Enger, Berge, Voge, Lage, Enge

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Egge Family Origin

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Egge Family Occupations

What did your Egge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Egge. 24% of Egge men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Egge women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Egge were Farm Laborer and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housework
  • Housekeeper
  • Secretary

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

Egge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Egge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Egge 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Egge. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Egge. For the veterans among your Egge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Egge Life Expectancy

What is the average Egge lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Egge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Egge in 1953 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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