Eggen Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Egge. Swiss German: possibly of the same origin as 1, but otherwise a topographic name, a derivative of Eck 1. Norwegian: habitational name from any of about 20 farms, notably in Trøndelag, so named with the definite singular form of egg (see Egge).

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


Similar surnames: Egge, Egger, Engen, Heggen, Enger, Eden, Bogen, Elden, Eiben, Bergen

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Eggen Family Origin

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Eggen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Merchant

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Eggen family was Carpenter. Farmer, Merchant and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eggen. The most common Eggen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Eggen's were Farmers.

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Eggen Historical Records

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Eggen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Eggen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Eggen in 1953 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eggen

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