Eng Name Meaning

Norwegian: common habitational name from any of various farmsteads so named, from Old Norse eng ‘meadow’. Swedish: ornamental name from äng ‘meadow’, in some cases perhaps chosen as a topographic name by someone who lived beside a meadow. This is one of the many Swedish surnames that were coined in the 19th century from words denoting aspects of the countryside, and which were also used more or less arbitrarily to form compound surnames. German: variant of Enge. Chinese : variant of Wu 1. Chinese : variant of Wu 4.

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

Similar surnames: Ing, Meng, Seng, Weng, Enge, Leng, Feng, Teng, Ng, Ang

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Eng Family Origin

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Eng Family Occupations

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In 1939, Colliery Helper (heary Worker) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Eng. 20% of Eng men worked as a Colliery Helper (heary Worker) and 38% of Eng women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eng were Tramcar Conductor Road Transport Passenger and Moltes Help

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Helper (heary Worker)
  • Machinist Factory Hand Heavy Work
  • Private Chauffeur
  • Tramcar Conductor Road Transport Passenger

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housekeeper
  • Moltes Help

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

Eng Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 25,000 military records available for the last name Eng. For the veterans among your Eng ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eng Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Eng life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eng in 1948 was 69, and 76 in 2004.

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