Engesser Family History

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Engesser Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived in a narrow street, from Middle High German enge ‘narrow’ + gazze ‘street’, ‘lane’.

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


Similar surnames: Gessel, Nesser, Nester, Nungesser, Genser, Lesser, Neuser, Enger

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Engesser Family Origin

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Engesser Family Occupations

What did your Engesser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Engesser. 10% of Engesser men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Engesser women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Engesser were Watchman and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Mechanic
    7%
  • Watchman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    16%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Saleslady
    11%
  • Waitress
    11%

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

Engesser Historical Records

What Engesser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Engesser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Engesser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Engesser

Passenger List

There are 339 immigration records available for the last name Engesser. 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 980 military records available for the last name Engesser. For the veterans among your Engesser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Engesser Life Expectancy

What is the average Engesser lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Engesser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Engesser in 1945 was 33, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Engesser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Engesser 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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