Engquist Family History

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Engquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements äng ‘meadow’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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

Similar surnames: Enquist, Nyquist, Edquist, Elmquist, Bergquist, Ringquist, Oquist

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Engquist Family Origin

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Engquist Family Occupations

What did your Engquist ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Engquist. 27% of Engquist men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Engquist women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Engquist were Machinist and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Clerk

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

Engquist Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Engquist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Engquist 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 670 immigration records available for the last name Engquist. 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 349 military records available for the last name Engquist. For the veterans among your Engquist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Engquist Life Expectancy

What is the average Engquist lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Engquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Engquist in 1956 was 28, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Engquist 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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