Engelby Family History

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Engelby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places in North Yorkshire, Derbyshire, and Lincolnshire named Ingleby, from Old Norse Englar ‘Englishmen’ + bý ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Inglesby, Enderby, Welby, Bielby, Newby, Ellerby, Selby, Engel

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Engelby Family Origin

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Engelby Family Occupations

What did your Engelby ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Engelby.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Engelby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 203 census records available for the last name Engelby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Engelby 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 27 immigration records available for the last name Engelby. 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 78 military records available for the last name Engelby. For the veterans among your Engelby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Engelby Life Expectancy

What is the average Engelby lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Engelby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Engelby in 1953 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Engelby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Engelby ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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