Enquist Family History

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Enquist Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Edquist, Engquist, Oquist, Elmquist, Boquist, Nyquist, Winquist

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Enquist Family Origin

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Enquist Family Occupations

What did your Enquist ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Enquist. 11% of Enquist men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Enquist women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Enquist were Carpenter and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    11%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    9%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Seamstress
    7%

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

Enquist Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Enquist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Enquist 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Enquist. 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 478 military records available for the last name Enquist. For the veterans among your Enquist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Enquist Life Expectancy

What is the average Enquist lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Enquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Enquist in 1957 was 46, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Enquist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Enquist 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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