Ensley Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Ensley Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Ensli or Ensle, pet forms of Anselm.

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


Similar surnames: Easley, Frensley, Eisley, Easler, Exley, Earley, Yeisley, Kensler

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Ensley Family Origin

Where is the Ensley family from?

Ensley Family Occupations

What did your Ensley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ensley occupation in the UK was Ribbon Weaver. 38% of Ensley's were Ribbon Weavers. A less common occupation for the Ensley family was Formerley Silk Weaver. Ribbon Weaver, Ale Agent and Flour Carrier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ensley.

View Census data for Ensley | Data not to scale

  • Ribbon Weaver

    38%
  • Ale Agent

    13%
  • Flour Carrier

    13%
  • Formerley Silk Weaver

    13%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ensley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ensley Historical Records

What Ensley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ensley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ensley 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 Ensley

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ensley. 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.

View all Ensley immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ensley. For the veterans among your Ensley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Ensley military records

You've only scratched the surface of Ensley family history.

Ensley Life Expectancy

What is the average Ensley lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ensley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Ensley in 1951 was 57, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ensley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ensley 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.

Famous Ensley Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Look up another name