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Englander Name Meaning

German (Engländer): ethnic name from Engländer ‘Englishman’. Swedish: ornamental or topographic name either from äng ‘meadow’ + -lander a hybrid suffix from land ‘land’ and -ander (from Greek anēr genitive andros ‘man’) or from äng(e)l ‘angel’ + the suffix -ander. Jewish (Ashkenazic; Engländer): artificial name distributed at random by Austrian clerks (see 1 above).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: England, Sjolander, Bolander, Elander, Nylander, Callander, Melander

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Where is the Englander family from?

You can see how Englander families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Englander family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Englander families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 21 Englander families living in London. This was about 75% of all the recorded Englander's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Englander families in 1891.
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What did your Englander ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Leather Merchant and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Englander. 100% of Englander men worked as a Leather Merchant and 100% of Englander women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Leather Merchant

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Englander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Englander census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Englander. 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 Cards

There are 939 military records available for the last name Englander. For the veterans among your Englander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Englander lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Englander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Englander in 1949 was 35, and 86 in 2004.

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