Ennis Family History

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Ennis Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAonghuis ‘descendant of Angus’, a variant of Ó hAonghusa (see Hennessy). variant of Scottish and Manx Innes.

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

Similar surnames: Dennis, Enis, Innis, Kennis, Tennis, Inniss, Innes, Danis, Enns

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Ennis Family Origin

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Ennis Family Occupations

What did your Ennis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ennis. 3% of Ennis men worked as a General Labourer and 49% of Ennis women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ennis were Colliery Hewer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Colliery Hewer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means
  • Housewife

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

Ennis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 103,000 census records available for the last name Ennis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ennis 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Ennis. 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 25,000 military records available for the last name Ennis. For the veterans among your Ennis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ennis Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Ennis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ennis in 1942 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ennis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ennis 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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